France A332 near Paris on Nov 25th 2016, hydraulic failure

Last Update: November 27, 2016 / 23:48:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-524

Aircraft Registration
F-GZCF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

An Air France Airbus A330-200, registration F-GZCF performing flight AF-524 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), was enroute at FL370 about 270nm south of Paris when the crew decided to return to Paris. The aircraft entered a hold to burn off fuel for 85 minutes and landed safely back at Charles de Gaulle about 2:50 hours after departure.

A passenger reported the captain announced a hydraulic failure as reason for their return to Paris.

A replacement A330-200 registration F-GZCB reached Ouagadougou with a delay of 22 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Paris 53 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 25, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-524

Aircraft Registration
F-GZCF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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