Canada A320 near Toronto on Aug 28th 2018, hydraulic leak

Last Update: September 19, 2018 / 20:44:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-415

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FPWD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FPWD performing flight AC-415 from Montreal,QC to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 148 people on board, was enroute at FL260 when the crew declared emergency reporting a hydraulic failure and requesting emergency services on standby and a tug ready to tow the aircraft off the runway. The aircraft continued to Toronto for a safe landing on runway 23 and was towed to the apron.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew received a "YELLOW HYDRAULIC LO PRESS" ECAM message, worked the related checklists, declared emergency and continued to Toronto for a landing without further incident. The aircraft was towed off the runway. Maitenance found a faulty O-ring at the Power Transfer Unit (PTU) check valve which allowed the depletion of fluid. The O-ring was replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-415

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FPWD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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