Incident at Vancouver, British Columbia


1996-05-03: The pilot shut down one engine enroute from Hong Kong to Vancouver as a precautionary measure due to a low oil quantity indication. The aircraft landed uneventfully at Vancouver. TSB reports the engine will be changed prior to the aircraft being returned to service.


CADORS Number 1996P0166
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-03 - 13:33
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Vancouver, British Columbia
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAGL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 747 433
Year Built
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem,Engine shut down

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