A KLM Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was enroute at FL340 about 80nm west of Donegal (Ireland) when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam reporting a minor techncial problem. The aircraft – PH-BHF, was performing flight KL-661 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Houston Intercontinental, TX (USA), The aircraft descended to FL320 for the way back and landed safely on Amsterdam’s runway 27 about 90 minutes after the decision to return and stopped on the runway.

Emergency services reported the gear doors were hanging down, the crew advised they did have a hydraulic fault. The crew shut the engines down for an inspection by the emergency services and subsequently reported that the brakes were becoming quite warm.

The aircraft was towed to the apron about 20 minutes after landing.

 

 

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