Canada B38M near Portland on Jan 19th 2022, IRS failure causes loss of RVSM

Last Update: January 25, 2022 / 18:18:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 19, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1054

Aircraft Registration
C-GMIU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

An Air Canada Boeing 737-8 MAX, registration C-GMIU performing flight AC-1054 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 90 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 80nm east of Portland,OR (USA) when the crew received indication of the left Inertial Reference System (IRS) as well as autopilot and auto throttle system. The crew descended the aircraft to FL270 and continued the flight to Phoenix handflying the aircraft and landed safely in Phoenix.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance reset the left IRS and performed an Built In Test Equipment test which showed no fault found.

The aircraft departed for the return flight about 80 minutes after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GMIU
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-8
ICAO Aircraft Type
B38M
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
Jan 19, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1054

Aircraft Registration
C-GMIU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800MAX

ICAO Type Designator
B38M

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