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Firefighters called to Farnborough Airport after airplane suffers hydraulic failure

Firefighters scrambled to Farnborough Airport after a airplane suffers hydraulic failiure


HIWFRS were called after a Bombardier Global Express plane tail M-EDZE raised an emergency after a hydraulic failiure shortly after take off from Farnborough Airport.


The pilot of the airplane raised the emergency via squawk 7700 and alerted air-traffic control at 11.16am, firefighters were scrambled to the Airport after concerns were raised to the hydraulic system of the landing gear.


A plane tracking app showed the airplane circling prior to landing, its understood that the pilot was instructed to dump fuel before attempting to land.

The plane successfully landed shortly after 12.00pm.


The Civil Aviation Authority have been approached for comment.