Mesaba Avro RJ85 suffers cracked hydraulic line


An Avro RJ85 operated by Mesaba on behalf of Northwest Airlink suffered a cracked hydraulic line on 10 June, dousing some passengers with hydraulic fluid. The aircraft, RJ85 N530XJ (msn E2364), was landing at Oklahoma City when the line ruptured, causing hydraulic fluid to spray in the passenger cabin. The crew stopped the aircraft on the runway and ordered a full evacuation. Two passengers suffered minor injuries.

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