Air Canada B763 near Fairbanks on Jul 30th 2012, engine problem

Last Update: August 1, 2012 / 22:06:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-29

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
C-FCAF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Canada Boeing 767-300, registration C-FCAF performing flight AC-29 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Beijing (China), was enroute at FL320 about 110nm southeast of Fairbanks,AK (USA) about 2.5 hours into the flight when the crew requested to return to Vancouver due to an abnormal indication for the right hand engine (CF6). On approach to Vancouver the crew declared emergency reporting a maintenance issue and continued for a safe landing on Vancouver's runway 08R about 6 hours after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 30, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-29

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
C-FCAF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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