Canada A333 near Dublin on Aug 18th 2018, free shower in cabin

Last Update: August 18, 2018 / 20:26:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-843

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GHKR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GHKR performing flight AC-843 from Dublin (Ireland) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was enroute at FL360 about 260nm northwest of Dublin about to enter the Oceanic Crossing when the crew requested to return to Dublin due to a mechanical problem. The crew subsequently advised a passenger service unit (containing the lights and oxygen mask) was dripping water, no emergency services were needed. The aircraft landed safely back on Dublin's runway 28 about one hour later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2.5 hours, then departed again and is estimated to reach Toronto with a delay of about 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 18, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-843

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GHKR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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