Incident Airbus A320-231 SU-GBD, Thursday 3 September 2015
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Date:Thursday 3 September 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-231
Registration: SU-GBD
MSN: 194
Year of manufacture:1991
Engine model:IAEV2500-A1
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 153
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED/OEMA) -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Alexandria-Borg El Arab Airport (HBE/HEBA)
Destination airport:Riyadh-King Khalid International Airport (RUH/OERK)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
EgyptAir flight MS653 from Alexandria, Egypt to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, encountered a hydraulic yellow system low quantity followed by a green system overheat indication and diverted to Madinah. The aircaft landed on runway 17 at 14:16 UTC with three tires deflated after landing.
The aircraft was ferried to Cairo the next day as flight MS1654 and was back in service the same day.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 May 1998 SU-GBD EgyptAir 0 Cairo International Airport (CAI) sub

Revision history:

09-Sep-2015 17:45 harro Added
09-Sep-2015 17:45 harro Updated [Narrative]

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