Incident: UPS A306 near Rockford on Sep 10th 2014, hydraulic failure

By Simon Hradecky, created Thursday, Sep 11th 2014 17:51Z, last updated Thursday, Sep 11th 2014 17:51Z

A UPS United Parcel Service Airbus A300-600, registration N149UP performing freight flight 5X-8621 from Ontario,CA to Louisville,KY (USA) with 4 crew, was enroute at FL330 about 150nm westsouthwest of Rockford,IL (USA) when the crew reported a hydraulic failure and diverted to Rockford for a safe landing about 25 minutes later.

The airline reported the crew declared emergency and diverted to Rockford out of abundance of caution due to a hydraulics problem.

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