Canada BCS3 near Minneapolis on Dec 12th 2022, engine failure

Last Update: December 16, 2022 / 20:20:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-774

Destination
Montreal, Canada

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-774 from Los Angeles,CA (USA) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 129 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 170nm westsouthwest of Minnapolis,MN (USA) when the crew reported an engine (PW1524G) failure and decided to divert to Minneapolis. The aircraft entered a hold to work checklists and burn off fuel, landed safely on Minneapolis' runway 12R and stopped on the runway for an inspection by emergency services. About 10 minutes after landing the aircraft taxied to the apron.

A passenger reported the aircraft diverted to Minneapolis due to an engine fire.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Minneapolis on Dec 16th 2022 about 20:15Z.

On Dec 16th 2022 the Canadian TSB reported the aircraft had been dispatched under minimum equipment list requirements due to oil debris above limits for the right hand engine. After departure the "oil debris" advisory for the right hand engine illuminated. In cruise flight at FL350 the crew received an intermittent vibration indication for the right hand engine along with a right hand "Fan VIB" indication. The crew discussed the situation with dispatch and maintenance and decided to continue the flight to destination. In the vicinity of Minneapolis the right hand engine failed and shut down automatically, the system attempted an auto-relight but failed. The crew declared Mayday and diverted to Minnepolis. Maintenance in Minneapolis is investigating.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GUAC
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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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 12, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-774

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GUAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A220-300

ICAO Type Designator
BCS3

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