Incident at 87NM ENE Kelowna (CYLW)
2020-01-15: An Air Canada Airbus A319-114 (C-GAPY/ACA229) on a flight from Calgary Intl, AB (CYYC) to Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) declared a PAN PAN due to #2 engine issues. The aircraft landed safely at 0520Z, Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) was standing by. No impact to operations.
2020-02-28: UPDATE TSB Report #A20P0001: C-GAPY, an Airbus A319-114 aircraft operated by Air Canada was conducting flight ACA229 from Calgary Intl (CYYC), AB to Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC with 5 crewmembers and 112 passengers on board. At 30 000 feet ASL, near Kelowna, BC, the #2 engine (CFM Intl CFM56-5A5) began to stall with some visible sparking. The crew reduced power to idle on the affected engine and declared a PAN PAN with ATC. The aircraft landed safely at CYVR with ARFF standing by. Maintenance conducted an initial borescope that revealed wear to High Pressure Compressor (HPC) stages 6 and 7 that was beyond limits. The company stated that it was a high time engine with only 1100 cycles remaining and that an engine change was conducted to return it to service.
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