Canada B773 near Prince Edward Island on Aug 31st 2018, descreasing fuel quantity

Last Update: September 11, 2018 / 20:39:29 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-890

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FNNU performing flight AC-890 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy) with 465 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 40nm north of Prince Edward Island,PE (Canada) when the crew noticed the fuel quantity of the center fuel tank was decreasing. The crew transferred the remaining fuel from the center tank to the wings and decided to return to Toronto as precaution. The crew did not request priority however requested emergency services on standby for the landing. The aircraft landed safely on Toronto's runway 15L about 105 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported maitenance identified the left center fuel discharge check valve as faulty and replaced the unit.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FNNU
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
Flfgbcjm ginfpe k Subscribe to unlock
Certification Basis
Fpjqf gnjfgqedjbjhgcg Ah eenc flnhdlgchpkbcik Subscribe to unlock
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
777-333ER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B773
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
B ApAfkh n nkei jbkeAgqmkqcgfAflhfkqnAAgdblccqqkdbA mdAelAkbkf A fkcniqnpcbAgidgkkjnAAqibAqhlmnpdfbegg Subscribe to unlock

Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-890

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5461 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5461 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways