Canada B763 near Vancouver on Apr 1st 2017, engine problem

Last Update: April 10, 2017 / 21:18:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-2182

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GDUZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Canada Boeing 767-300, registration C-GDUZ performing flight AC-2182 from Vancouver,BC to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 224 people on board, was climbing out of Vancouver when the crew observed N2 fluctuations on the left hand engine (CF6), declared PAN, stopped the climb at about FL210 and decided to return to Vancouver, where the aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported a borescopic inspection of the left hand engine did not reveal any anomaly. A loose cannon plug was discovered on the Electronic Engine Control (EEC) however.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-2182

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GDUZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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