Canada A321 at San Francisco on Sep 22nd 2021, hydraulic issues

Last Update: September 27, 2021 / 20:29:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 22, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-740

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJWO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air Canada Airbus A321-200, registration C-GJWO performing flight AC-740 from San Francisco,CA (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 122 people on board, was climbing through 18,000 feet out of San Francisco when the crew detected hydraulic issues. The crew continued the climb to FL330 and was enroute at FL330 about 200nm northeast of San Francisco when the crew declared emergency and decided to divert to Vancouver,BC (Canada) where the aircraft landed safely about 2:10 hours after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported troubleshooting in Vancouver "revealed a leak from a pin hole in a tee fitting below the B System HP Manifold".

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 66 hours after landing in Vancouver.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 22, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-740

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJWO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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