LOT Polish Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 Brakes Overheat on Departure

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A LOT Polish Airlines Canadair CRJ-900, performing flight from Riga (Latvia) to Warsaw (Poland), was climbing out of Riga’s runway when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Riga reporting they had a right hand brakes overheat indication.

On final approach, in contact with tower, the crew advised they would use just the reversers for slowing down and were able to vacate the runway, emergency services subsequently should check the right hand brakes. The aircraft landed on runway without further incident and vacated the runway.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 10 hours, then positioned to Tallinn (Estonia) and resumed service.

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Source: avherald.com

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