Canada B38M at Palm Springs on Jan 13th 2019, rejected takeoff due to door indication

Last Update: January 22, 2019 / 20:21:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FSCY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration C-FSCY performng flight AC-1049 from Palm Springs,CA (USA) to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 164 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Palm Springs' runway 31L when the crew received a Master Caution for the forward main door and rejected takeoff at about 110 KIAS. The aircraft stopped on the runway, the crew declared PAN PAN and vacated the runway. Flight attendants confirmed the forward main door appeared to be properly closed. Emergency services checked the hot brakes, the aircraft was subsequently able to return to the apron.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Palm Springs for about 24 hours, then operated flight AC-2049 to Calgary.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FSCY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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