Canada B772 over Pacific Ocean on Feb 26th 2017, hydraulic leak

Last Update: March 2, 2017 / 19:53:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-16

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNND

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Air Canada Boeing 777-200, registration C-FNND performing flight AC-16 from Hong Kong (China) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 300 people on board, was enroute at FL330 over the Pacific Ocean about 450nm east of Sapporo (Japan) when the crew received a "HYD QTY LOW L" EICAS message followed by a "HYD PRESS PRI L" message. The left hydraulic system quantity indication had dropped to zero. The crew worked the related checklists, declared PAN and initiated a diversion to Tokyo's Haneda Airport dumping fuel enroute. The aircraft landed safely at Tokyo Haneda Airport about 2.5 hours after turning around.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found the left hand engine (GE90) driven pump (EDP) casing cracked. The EDP, return case and drain-pressure filters was replaced, the system replenished and tested.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-16

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNND

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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