NTSB Identification: DCA01WA045
Incident occurred Tuesday, June 05, 2001 in Tokyo, Japan
Aircraft: Boeing B-747-400, registration: N663US
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On June 5, 2001, Northwest Flight 28, a Boeing 747-400, experienced a loss of No. 4 hydraulic system pressure 30-45 minutes after takeoff from Manila. On arrival at Narita International Airport they observed an unsafe indication on the right main wing gear. The crew was unable to extend the right wing gear and declared an emergency. They landed on runway 16 without further damage to the aircraft and all passengers deplaned via portable stairs. There were no injuries to the crew or passengers (actual number of passengers is unknown). The aircraft was towed to the hangar.

The investigation is being conducted by the Japanese Civil Aviation Bureau. No futher information will be relased by the NTSB.

For further information contact:

Director- General
Secretariat
Aircraft Accident Investigation Commission
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport
212 Kasumigaseki
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8918
Japan

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