Canada A319 near San Juan on Jun 3rd 2017, fuel feed problem

Last Update: June 6, 2017 / 19:12:10 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 3, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-961

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FYJI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Canada Airbus A319-100, registration C-FYJI performing flight AC-961 from Antigua (Antigua and Barbuda) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 122 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 290nm northwest of San Juan (Puerto Rico) when the crew noticed that there was a problem with the right hand fuel feed and the engines could only be fed the left hand and center fuel tanks. This led to a fuel imbalance that could not be corrected. The crew therefore declared PAN and diverted to San Juan for a safe overweight landing.

The Canadian TSB reported the operator is investigating the causes of the fuel feed problem.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in San Juan about 67 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 3, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-961

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FYJI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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