Canada B38M near Tucson on Dec 22nd 2020, hydraulic fault and fuel imbalance, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 24, 2020 / 20:47:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FSNQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration C-FSNQ performing positioning flight AC-2358 from Pinal Airpark Marana,AZ (USA) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 3 crew, was enroute when the crew received a left engine (LEAP) hydraulic low pressure indication. The crew worked the related checklists, consulted with dispatch and maintenance, and decided to continue to Montreal. A short time later the crew received indication of a fuel imbalance from the left hand wing, shut the left hand engine down, declared PAN PAN and diverted to Tucson,AZ (USA) for a safe landing on runway 11L about 80 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft was brought to a stop, inspected by safety vehicles and was subsequently escorted to the apron.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 22, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FSNQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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