Canada B788 at Montreal on Mar 25th 2017, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: March 30, 2017 / 20:37:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-17

Aircraft Registration
C-GHPU

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Air Canada Boeing 787-800, registration C-GHPU performing flight AC-17 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 224 passenges and 13 crew, was accelerating already above V1 for takeoff from runway 06R when the right hand engine (GEnx) experienced a number of compressor stall, flames were observed from the right hand engine. The crew continued takeoff, declared PAN, climbed the aircraft to safe altitude and shut the engine down. The crew subsequently requested to enter a hold to dump fuel. After dumping 49.2 tons of fuel the aircraft returned to Montreal for a safe landing on runway 06L and stopped on the runway. Emergency services inspected the aircraft, the aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron.

The runway was closed for 23 minutes.

The Canadian TSB reported a borescope inspection revealed the stage 10 Outlet Guide Vane piston ring was damaged. The engine was replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 25, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-17

Aircraft Registration
C-GHPU

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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