Air Canada A333 at Calgary on Feb 5th 2015, rejected takeoff due to engine failure

Last Update: February 13, 2015 / 22:29:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-850

Aircraft Registration
C-GFAH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GFAH performing flight AC-850 from Calgary,AB (Canada) to London Heathrow,EN (UK) with 162 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff on Calgary's runway 35R when the crew received an "ENG THRUST LOSS" ECAM indication and rejected takeoff at about 105 knots. The aircraft slowed safely, vacated the runway and stopped on an adjacent taxiway.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew declared PAN, the aircraft remained stationary on the taxiway for 26 minutes before returning to the gate. There was a known issue with one of the control relays relating to an air flow control valve, maintenance replaced the relay and the valve.

A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration C-GSCA reached London with delay of 8:20 hours.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 5, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-850

Aircraft Registration
C-GFAH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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