Canada BCS3 near Santa Ana on Dec 18th 2021, right elevator failed in flight

Last Update: December 22, 2021 / 20:44:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 18, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-598

Aircraft Registration
C-GUAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

An Air Canada Bombardier C-Series CS-300, registration C-GUAC performing flight AC-598 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Santa Ana,CA (USA) with 115 people on board, was descending towards Santa Ana when the crew experienced abnormal bumps, the autopilot provided control inputs in the pitch axis. The crew subsequently received a R Elevator fail message, performed the related checklist, declared PAN PAN and diverted to Los Angeles,CA (USA) for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance is investigating.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GUAC
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
BD-500-1A11
ICAO Aircraft Type
BCS3
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 18, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-598

Aircraft Registration
C-GUAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

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