American Airlines 767 Emergency Landing at Manchester

A user at forum.keypublishing.co.uk is reporting, that on 02/23/08 an American Airlines Boeing 767-323/ER (N386AA) did an Ermergency Landing at Manchester (UK).
The plane had lost all fluids from the centre hydraulic system, therefore it landed without flaps and spoilers. Upon landing the bay doors were opened and she suffered a rather hard landing, resulting in two blown tyres. According to the source, the brakes overheated due to hard braking.

American Airlines Boeing 767-323/ER (N386AA) Emergency Landing Manchester

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2 Responses to “American Airlines 767 Emergency Landing at Manchester”


  1. 1 LeCat Mar 26th, 2008 at 1:50 pm

    This incident was pilot’s error: the flight was late because of hydr. ground test didn’t pass but pilot decided to take off anyhow.

  1. 1 Zooglea » aterrizaje movidito Pingback on Feb 28th, 2008 at 3:22 pm

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