Canada A333 near St. John's on Jul 4th 2020, hydraulic failure

Last Update: July 13, 2020 / 21:58:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 4, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-7204

Aircraft Registration
C-GEFA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GEFA performing flight AC-7204 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Zurich (Switzerland), was enroute at FL370 about 60nm west of St. John's,NL (Canada) prior to the ETOPS entry when the crew received a yellow hydraulic system low pressure warning. The crew consulted with maintenance and decided to return to Montreal. The aircraft climbed to FL380 for the way back and landed safely back in Montreal about 3:50 hours after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance installed a new hydraulic actuator and bled the yellow system of air.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 4, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-7204

Aircraft Registration
C-GEFA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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