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.


CADORS Number 2020P0024
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2020-01-04 - 0526 Z
Day or Night? night-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, 87NM ENE Kelowna (CYLW)
TSB Occurrence Number A20P0001
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 260322-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA,Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other,System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAPY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type
Owner Air Canada
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A319-114
Year Built 1997
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model  Silhouette image of CFM56-5A5
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA229
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events 'Engine - malfunction','Declared emergency/priority'

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