Investigation led by CIAA - Peru

Serious incident to the A320 registered CC-AZE operated by Sky Airline on 26/03/2021 at Lima

Preliminary data based on the notification from the Peruvian authorities:

At 8:40 p.m. local time on March 26, 2021, the AIRBUS A320-251N CC-AZE aircraft in flight from Arequipa to Lima Peru, reports a failure in the hydraulic system and requests priority for landing at Jorge Chávez International Airport (SPJC) from Lima Peru, arriving at 21:09. The aircraft remained on runway 15 because of nose wheel steering (NWS) failure, due to the total loss of hydraulic fluid from the yellow system, until it was removed with the support of ground teams.. The aircraft presented detachment of the canvas of tire No. 2, which caused damage to the lower and rear surface of the left-wing and bending with partial fracture of a hydraulic line located in the left gear compartment.