Air Canada B788 near Frankfurt on Sep 13th 2015, cargo bay heating failure, diversion saves dog

Last Update: September 16, 2015 / 13:22:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-85

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GHPU

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Air Canada Boeing 787-800, registration C-GHPU performing flight AC-85 from Tel Aviv (Israel) to Toronto,ON (Canada), was enroute at FL380 about 190nm southeast of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew received indication of a malfunction of the heating system for a cargo bay, a dog was travelling in that bay. The captain decided to divert to Frankfurt/Main where the aircraft landed safely on runway 25C about 40 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 90 minutes, then was able to continue and reached Toronto with a delay of 90 minutes.

The dog owner reported he saw ground staff and the captain play a bit with his dog, a French bulldog named Simba, on the ground in Frankfurt. He and his dog boarded another flight from Frankfurt to carry on to Toronto.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GHPU
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
787-8
ICAO Aircraft Type
B788
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
Sep 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-85

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GHPU

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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