Canada B773 over Pacific on Aug 24th 2018, engine oil leak

Last Update: August 24, 2018 / 19:46:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1

Aircraft Registration
C-FIVS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FIVS performing flight AC-1 (dep Aug 23rd) from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Tokyo Haneda (Japan) with 365 passengers and 15 crew, was enroute over the Pacific Ocean about 1200nm northeast of Tokyo when the crew noticed a decreasing oil quantity on the right hand engine (GE90). The crew increased monitoring of the right hand engine. While already in Tokyo Airspace the crew decided to shut the engine down, declared Mayday, and continued for a safe landing on Haneda's runway 23 about 35 minutes after the engine was shut down. The aircraft was inspected on the runway and subsequently taxied to the gate.

The Canadian TSB reported the oil pressure line from the fuel/oil heat exchanger to the #4 bearing was leaking. The line was replaced.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Tokyo about 11 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1

Aircraft Registration
C-FIVS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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