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|airport : zzz.airport
|agl single value : 0
|common carrier : air carrier
|Make Model Name
|Operating Under FAR Part
|landing : roll
|company : air carrier
|flight crew : captain
oversight : pic
|pilot : atp
|flight time last 90 days : 120
flight time total : 12000
flight time type : 3400
|company : air carrier
|flight crew : first officer
|aircraft equipment problem : critical
|aircraft equipment other aircraft equipment : ecam
|flight crew : landed in emergency condition
It was captain's leg. During cruise flight at FL330, got ECAM warning 'low green hydraulic pressure.' verified both overhead and ECAM displays, indicating green hydraulic quantity was at red DOT. Accomplished all ECAM and QRH checklists. Slowed to mach .65/300 KTS as directed for krugers. Elected to continue to ZZZ. Sent ACARS message to gocc and maintenance controller, coordinated tow-in at ZZZ. Declared emergency with center, requesting long runway. Descent was without incident. During precautionary APU start, lost #1 flight director. Followed checklists and bootstrapped to #2 flight director. Landing gear was extended with hand crank. Approach was stable. There was a right crosswind on runway and runway was damp. Touchdown was smooth, on centerline, and aligned with runway. Shortly after nosewheel touchdown, aircraft began moving to the right of centerline, despite use of rudders and differential braking to maintain centerline. As aircraft was moving to the right, I maneuvered the aircraft onto the high speed taxiway to the right and stopped on the taxiway. Postflt inspection showed #1 and #2 tires were blown. First officer is to be commended for excellent support and accomplishing all checklists and procedures in an extremely professional and capable manner.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: AN A300 EXPERIENCED A HYD PWR TKOF UNIT O-RING FAILURE AND SUBSEQUENTLY LOST THE GREEN HYD FLUID. AFTER LNDG, #1 AND #2 MAIN TIRES FAILED AS THE ACFT EXITED THE RWY.
Narrative: IT WAS CAPT'S LEG. DURING CRUISE FLT AT FL330, GOT ECAM WARNING 'LOW GREEN HYD PRESSURE.' VERIFIED BOTH OVERHEAD AND ECAM DISPLAYS, INDICATING GREEN HYD QUANTITY WAS AT RED DOT. ACCOMPLISHED ALL ECAM AND QRH CHKLISTS. SLOWED TO MACH .65/300 KTS AS DIRECTED FOR KRUGERS. ELECTED TO CONTINUE TO ZZZ. SENT ACARS MESSAGE TO GOCC AND MAINT CTLR, COORDINATED TOW-IN AT ZZZ. DECLARED EMER WITH CTR, REQUESTING LONG RWY. DSCNT WAS WITHOUT INCIDENT. DURING PRECAUTIONARY APU START, LOST #1 FLT DIRECTOR. FOLLOWED CHKLISTS AND BOOTSTRAPPED TO #2 FLT DIRECTOR. LNDG GEAR WAS EXTENDED WITH HAND CRANK. APCH WAS STABLE. THERE WAS A R XWIND ON RWY AND RWY WAS DAMP. TOUCHDOWN WAS SMOOTH, ON CTRLINE, AND ALIGNED WITH RWY. SHORTLY AFTER NOSEWHEEL TOUCHDOWN, ACFT BEGAN MOVING TO THE R OF CTRLINE, DESPITE USE OF RUDDERS AND DIFFERENTIAL BRAKING TO MAINTAIN CTRLINE. AS ACFT WAS MOVING TO THE R, I MANEUVERED THE ACFT ONTO THE HIGH SPD TXWY TO THE R AND STOPPED ON THE TXWY. POSTFLT INSPECTION SHOWED #1 AND #2 TIRES WERE BLOWN. FO IS TO BE COMMENDED FOR EXCELLENT SUPPORT AND ACCOMPLISHING ALL CHKLISTS AND PROCS IN AN EXTREMELY PROFESSIONAL AND CAPABLE MANNER.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 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.