Incident at TORONTO

Summary

1996-03-18: B747 ACA C-GAGM DURING THE NIGHT FLIGHT AS POWER WAS REDUCED FROM TAKEOFF TO CLIMB PASSENGERS SAW 5 QUICK FLASHES FROM #1 ENGINE. THE CREW REPORTED NO FAULT INDICATIONS IN THE COCKPIT BUT RETURNED TO THE AIRPORT FOR A GROUND CHECK. MAINTENACE COMPLETED A GROUND CHECK AND RETURNED THE AIRCRAFT AS SERVICEABLE. ON THE SECOND FLIGHT THE INDENTICAL SYMPTOMS OCCURRED AND THE A/C RETURNED TO THE AIRPORT. THE #1 ENGINE WAS REPLACED AND INITIAL EXAMINATION REVEALED 6TH STAGE COMPRESSOR BLADE DAMAGE. OPERATOR UNABLE TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF BLADE FAILURE BUT WILL REPORT LATER IF ANYTHING FURTHER DEVELOPS. FROM AN INITIAL TSB REPORT. TIME = 0500Z. ACTION = PAX PAH.

Details


CADORS Number 1993O0769
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1993-12-26 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, TORONTO
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAGM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 747 433
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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