Canada A333 over Atlantic on Dec 16th 2019, hydraulic problems

Last Update: December 24, 2019 / 18:48:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-809

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GHKW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GHKW performing flight AC-809 from Casablanca (Morocco) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 201 people on board, was enroute over the Atlantic Ocean when the crew received a low pressure indication for the yellow hydraulic system and was unable to shut the pump off. After consultation with dispatch and maintenance the crew declared PAN PAN and diverted the aircraft to St. John's,NL (Canada) where the aircraft landed safely.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found the manifold hydraulic high-pressure line fitting in the right hand wheel well was loose. The fitting was re-secured.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GHKW
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-343
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 16, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-809

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GHKW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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