Incident: Air Canada A320 near Montreal on Oct 18th 2011, hydraulic failure indication
|By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Nov 3rd 2011 22:23Z, last updated Thursday, Nov 3rd 2011 22:23Z |
An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FMSX performing flight AC-112 from Vancouver,BC to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 102 people on board, was on approach to Montreal about 20 minutes prior to estimated touch down when the crew received a green hydraulic system reservoir low quantity indication. The according checklist was actioned, the crew declared emergency, requested emergency services and a tow truck on stand by and continued the approach to Montreal for a safe landing on runway 24R. The aircraft was towed off the runway about 20 minutes after landing.
The Canadian TSB reported the sensor in the green hydraulic system's tank was replaced
Incident: Qantas A388 enroute on Nov 4th 2011, engine shut down in flight
|By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Nov 4th 2011 08:32Z, last updated Friday, Nov 4th 2011 08:32Z |
A Qantas Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQC performing flight QF-31 (sched. dep Nov 3rd) from Singapore (Singapore) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 258 passengers and 25 crew, was enroute east of Dubai (United Arab Emirates) when the crew needed to shut engine #4 (Trent 972, outboard right hand) down due to a low oil quantity indication. The aircraft drifted down to FL280, diverted to Dubai, entered a holding at FL100 for about one hour and lande safely on runway 30L about 2.5 hours after the engine shut down.
The airline confirmed engine #4 was shut down after the crew noticed problems with an oil quantity.
Incident: Air India A321 near Kolkata on Nov 3rd 2011, engine leaking