Canada B773 near Edmonton on Dec 23rd 2020, overspeed due to turbulence

Last Update: December 31, 2020 / 21:46:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FNNQ performing freight flight AC-2284 from Seoul (South Korea) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 4 crew, was enroute at FL390 about 380nm north of Edmonton,AB (Canada) when the aircraft encountered severe turbulence causing the aircraft to accelerate 10 knots into the overspeed warning area for about 30 seconds. The aircraft descended to FL370 into smoother air and continued to Toronto for a safe landing about 3:15 hours later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance accomplished a severe turbulence and overspeed inspection with no faults found.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 23, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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