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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1801-2400|
|Make Model Name||A320|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Hydraulic Main System|
|Qualification||Flight Crew Air Transport Pilot (ATP)|
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Less Severe|
During cruise; ECAM alerted crew to system yellow low hydraulic pressure. Proceeded with ECAM/QRH/follow up standard operating procedures. Consulted with dispatch/maintenance via airphone. All agreed best action return to departure airport. Declared emergency with ATC. Returned for [an] uneventful landing. Mechanical failure of yellow hydraulic system.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A320 Captain experiences the loss of the Yellow Hydraulic System pressure during cruise flight. ECAM procedures are complied with and after consulting with Maintenance Control; the flight returns to the departure airport.
Narrative: During cruise; ECAM alerted crew to System Yellow Low Hydraulic Pressure. Proceeded with ECAM/QRH/follow up Standard Operating Procedures. Consulted with Dispatch/Maintenance via airphone. All agreed best action return to departure airport. Declared emergency with ATC. Returned for [an] uneventful landing. Mechanical failure of Yellow Hydraulic System.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.