Incident: Ethiopian B752 near Rome on Apr 5th 2010, hydraulics failure
created Tuesday, Apr 6th 2010 17:10Z
last updated Tuesday, Apr 6th 2010 17:10Z
An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration ET-AMU performing flight ET-700 from Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy), experienced a hydraulics failure while on approach to Rome. The airplane continued for a safe landing on runway 34L, but could not vacate the runway and needed to be towed off the runway.
The airplane was repaired and was able to perform the onward leg to London Heathrow,EN (UK) and return flight ET-701 to Addis Ababa the next day with a delay of 17 hours.
Source: The Aviation Herald