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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0601-1200|
|Make Model Name||A320|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Hydraulic Fluid|
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 185|
Flight Crew Total 12000
Flight Crew Type 2000
Pilot Not Flying
|Experience||Flight Crew Last 90 Days 280|
Flight Crew Total 10000
Flight Crew Type 3000
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Less Severe|
Cruise altitude..FL360; just prior to beginning descent green hyd sys lo lvl ECAM illuminated. ECAM procedures completed by first officer. Inop systems reviewed. Coordinated with dispatch/maintenance. Decision was made to continue to ZZZZ vs. ZZZ. Declared emergency with center. Flew extended downwind/base to facilitate slow flaps/manual gear extension. Uneventful landing; cleared runway with differential braking; shut down; towed into gate.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: A320 flight crew experienced Green Hyd Sys Lo Lvl approaching top of descent. ECAM procedures were complied with and flight continued to destination for a normal landing and tow to the gate.
Narrative: Cruise altitude..FL360; just prior to beginning descent Green Hyd Sys LO LVL ECAM illuminated. ECAM Procedures completed by First Officer. Inop Systems reviewed. Coordinated with Dispatch/Maintenance. Decision was made to continue to ZZZZ vs. ZZZ. Declared emergency with Center. Flew extended downwind/base to facilitate slow flaps/manual gear extension. Uneventful landing; cleared runway with differential braking; shut down; towed into gate.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of April 2012 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.