Canada B789 near Anchorage on Nov 9th 2019, navigation system failure

Last Update: November 20, 2019 / 22:49:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-25

Aircraft Registration
C-FNOG

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9, registration C-FNOG performing flight AC-25 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 304 people on board, was enroute about 450nm southeast of Anchorage,AK (USA) when the crew received an EICAS message "FMC Verify Position" shortly followed by "NAV unable RNP". The crew consulted with dispatch and maintenance and decided to return to Vancouver, where the aircraft landed safely about 5 hours after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew declared PAN PAN, dumped fuel and landed safely back in Vancouver.

A passenger reported the captain announced a complete failure of the GPS system.

A replacement Boeing 787-9 reached Shanghai with a delay of 8 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 9, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-25

Aircraft Registration
C-FNOG

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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