Canada A333 near Dublin on May 9th 2024, hydraulic failure

Last Update: May 25, 2024 / 17:56:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 9, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-819

Departure
Venice, Italy

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GKUH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GKUH performing flight AC-819 from Venice (Italy) to Montreal,QC (Canada), was enroute at FL380 about 200nm southsouthwest of Dublin (Ireland) when the crew decided to divert to Dublin due to a hydraulic failure. The aircraft landed safely on Dublin's runway 10L and became disabled on the runway due to the loss of nose wheel steering. The aircraft was towed off the runway about 20 minutes after landing.

The onward flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 23 hours, then positioned to Montreal and resumed service.

On May 25th 2024 the Canadian TSB reported the crew received indication of the green hydraulic quantity reducing. After landing in Dublin the aircraft was towed to the apron due to "nose wheel steering limitations". Maintenance found a leakage spot on bolt cap seal, location FR42 RHS FWD RIB1 lower #1
bolt on dry bay side. Lower bolt on inner tank side repair was carried out by applying sealant.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GKUH
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-343
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
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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Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 9, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-819

Departure
Venice, Italy

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GKUH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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