Canada B789 at Toronto on Mar 26th 2022, slat did not retract

Last Update: April 4, 2022 / 19:39:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 26, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-56

Aircraft Registration
C-FRTU

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9, registration C-FRTU performing flight AC-56 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 227 people on board, was climbing out of Toronto when the crew received indication that slat #5 had not retracted. The crew worked the related checklists, consulted with dispatch and maintenance, declared PAN PAN and decided to return to Toronto. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely back on Toronto's runway 33R about 75 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance discovered the "slat skew detection outboard skew cable guide bolts on slat 5 were found to have been painted over and were not lock wired". A maintenance investigation is ongoing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FRTU
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
Certification Basis
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
787-9
ICAO Aircraft Type
B789
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 26, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-56

Aircraft Registration
C-FRTU

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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