Canada Rouge B763 at Athens on Jun 5th 2019, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: June 6, 2019 / 10:35:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RV-1901

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GSCA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300, registration C-GSCA performing flight RV-1901 from Athens (Greece) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 189 passengers and 9 crew, was accelerating for takeoff from Athens' runway 21L when upon selection of initial thrust the crew noticed a slight yaw. When the engines (CF6) accelerated to takeoff thrust a rumbling noise could be heard. When the aircraft accelerated through 80 KIAS the right hand engine began to roll back and became unresponsive to thrust commands. The crew rejected takeoff at 110 KIAS and stopped about 2000 meters/6600 feet down on the runway having become disabled as two outboard main tyres had blown. The crew declared PAN, emergency services responded.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 5, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RV-1901

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GSCA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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