Incident at Seoul / Korea


1997-07-30: The crew shut down number three engine following severe power surges shortly after takeoff. Fuel was dumped to reduce the weight of the aircraft for landing. The aircraft was then landed safely at Seoul without further incident. ERS had been alerted and was on stand-by. On inspection, metal was found in the tailpipe indicating an internal failure of the engine. A teardown of the engine will take place at the Air Canada facility in Montreal.


CADORS Number 1994P0278
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-07-25 - 04:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the Republic of Korea, Asia, National Capital Region (NCR), Seoul / Korea
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAGG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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