Canada A320 near Vancouver on Jun 23rd 2019, engine shut down

Last Update: July 4, 2019 / 19:33:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-538

Aircraft Registration
C-FFWN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FFWN performing flight AC-538 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Anchorage,AK (USA) with 106 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 160nm northwest of Vancouver, when the crew received an "ENG 2 FAIL" ECAM message, secured the engine and returned to Vancouver for a safe landing about 65 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found metal contamination in the fuel pump, Hydro Mechanical Unit, fuel-oil-heat-exchanger and the servo fuel heater. The engine was replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-538

Aircraft Registration
C-FFWN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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