Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Summary

2003-03-03: ACA 159, an A320 with 123 people on board, was enroute to Edmonton (YEG) from Toronto when the crew declared an emegency because of a system problem affecting manoeuverability when the gear was lowered. ERS was called and responded. ACA 159 landed on Runway 30 at YEG without incident at 0209Z. The aircraft remained on the runway until 0217Z due to hot brakes. TSB will be contacting the company.
2003-03-06: UPDATE TSB reported that ACA 159, an Airbus A320, was en route to Edmonton at FL 360 when the No. 2 IRU (Inertial Reference Unit) and the No. 2 ADR (Air Data Reference) failed simultaneously. The ECAM actions were carried out and an emergency was declared. The flight proceeded to Edmonton and landed without further incident, with AFF standing by. Maintenance re-set the IRU and the ADR, and MEL 34-10-01 was applied for the return flight to Toronto. Both the ADR and the IRU were re-set again in Toronto, and both units were ground tested serviceable by maintenance. The MEL was removed and the aircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0271
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-01 - 02:09
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYEG
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Edmonton
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0040
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27896
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FFWI | 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 AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320 211
A320 211
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make CFM INTERNATIONAL
Engine Model  Silhouette image of CFM56-5A1
CFM56-5A1
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA 159
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Brakes - overheated,Declared emergency/priority,Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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