Canada A320 at Calgary on Nov 1st 2019, rudder restricted on final approach

Last Update: November 19, 2019 / 19:45:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-351

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FKPT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FKPT performing flight AC-351 from Ottawa,ON to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 105 people on board, was on final ILS approach to Calgary's runway 35R descending through about 1000 feet AGL, when the flight crew experienced restricted rudder pedal travel, the rudder input felt heavier than normal. The crew continued for a safe landing without declaring emergency.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the rudder artifical feel travel limit unit.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-351

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FKPT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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