Canada A320 at Calgary on Nov 1st 2017, engine thrust reverser not locked in flight

Last Update: November 28, 2017 / 23:12:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-146

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGYS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FGYS performing flight AC-146 from Calgary,AB to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 117 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing out of Calgary when the crew reported a right hand engine (CFM56) failure, stopped the climb at 6000 feet, shut the engine down and returned to Calgary for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew received indication the right hand engine's thrust reverser failed to lock. The crew worked the related ECAM procedures, secured the engine via a precautionary engine shut down due to a mild airframe buffeting. The crew declared PAN and performed an uneventful overweight landing. The aircraft was met by emergency services and taxied to the gate.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-146

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGYS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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