Incident at Keflavík International Airport


2005-12-05: ACA873, Airbus A330, enroute from Frankfurt (EDDF) to Toronto (CYYZ), aircraft routing 58N030W 58N040W 58N050W PORGY at 34,000 ft., declared an emergency due to number one engine failure. The pilot executed the appropriate contingency procedures and descended to 22,000 ft. and requested to divert to Keflavik (BIKF). The flight was cleared as requested direct to Keflavik at 22,000 ft. and landed at 1547Z without further incident. TSB Case Closed.
2005-12-06: TSB Update: A05A0154: The Airbus A330-300 aircraft, registration C-GHKX, was enroute from Frankfurt, Germany to Toronto, Ontario when one engine (Rolls Royce RB211 Trent S/N: 72B-60/16) failed. The pilot declared an emergency, executed the appropriate contingency procedures, descended to 22,000 ft. and requested a diversion to Keflavik (BIKF). The flight was cleared as requested direct to BIKF at 22,000 ft. The flight landed in BIKF at 1547Z without further incident.


CADORS Number 2005A0840
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-12-04 - 14:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Republic of Iceland, Europe, Atlantic Region, Keflavík International Airport
TSB Occurrence Number A05A0154
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 63079-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GHKX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model A330 343
Year Built 2001
Engine Type Turbo jet
Engine Make ROLLS ROYCE - UK
Engine Model RB211 TRENT 772B-60
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA873
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Diversion,Engine failure

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