Air Canada A320 near Winnipeg on Jul 14th 2015, hydraulic failure

Last Update: July 17, 2015 / 19:35:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-270

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FPWD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FPWD performing flight AC-270 from Winnipeg,MB to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 97 people on board, was climbing through FL310 out of Winnipeg when the green hydraulic system failed. The crew stopped the climb, worked the related checklists, declared PAN, advised they had no nose wheel steering and returned to Winnipeg for a safe landing on runway 36, stopped on the runway and was towed to the apron. The runway needed to be cleaned from leaked hydraulic fluid.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found a chafed hydraulic line.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-270

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FPWD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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