NTSB Identification: LAX85IA297.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 29648.
Scheduled 14 CFR AIR CAL
Incident occurred Thursday, June 27, 1985 in LOS ANGELES, CA
Aircraft: BOEING 737-247, registration: N473AC
Injuries: 96 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators used data provided by various sources and may not have traveled in support of this investigation to prepare this aircraft incident report.
THE CAPTAIN STATED THAT THE 'B' HYDRAULIC SYSTEM LOW OIL LEVAL LAMP ILLUMINATED WHILE THE ACFT WAS IN CRUISE FLT. AS HE COMPLETED THE FAILURE CHECK AND PLACED THE 'B' SYSTEM INTO STANDBY RUDDER CONDITION THAT PROVIDES HYDRAULIC PRESSURE TO ONLY THE RUDDER, THE 'A' HYDRAULIC SYSTEM FAILED. THE FLIGHTCONTINUED TO IT'S DESTINATION AND WHEN THE CREW WAS UNABLE TO LOWER THE TRAILING EDGE FLAPS, DUE TO ANOTHER MALFUNCTION, LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT.
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