Canada A320 at Winnipeg on Sep 27th 2018, peristent crab

Last Update: October 3, 2018 / 20:35:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-264

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FZUB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FZUB performing flight AC-264 from Winnipeg,MB to Toronto,ON (Canada), was climbing through FL200 on autopilot when the flight crew noticed the aircraft showed a 5 degrees left bank and right rudder input. The crew disconnected the autopilot but needed to apply the same left roll and right rudder input in order to maintain heading in manual flight. The crew decided to return to Winnipeg and landed safely about 40 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance identified a faulty rudder trim actuator and replaced it.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 27, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-264

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FZUB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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