Brussels A333 near Menorca on May 13th 2017, hydraulic failure

Last Update: May 13, 2017 / 21:50:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-357

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Brussels Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration OO-SFV performing flight SN-357 from Brussels (Belgium) to Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo), was enroute at FL370 about 70nm east of Menorca,SP (Spain) when the crew decided to return to Brussels due to a hydraulic failure. The aircraft descended to FL240, later FL180 and FL120 for the flight back and landed safely back on Brussels' runway 25L with open gear doors about 2:40 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SN-357

Aircraft Registration
OO-SFV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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