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Last updated: 22 April 2018
Datum:donderdag 19 oktober 1995
Tijd:ca 13:15 PDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30ER
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Canadian Airlines International
Registratie: C-GCPF
Constructienummer: 46543/341
Bouwjaar: 1980
Aantal vlieguren:61289
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 14
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 243
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 257
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR) (   Canada)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Internationale lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR), Canada
Vliegveld van aankomst:Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport (TPE/RCTP), Taiwan
Vluchtnummer: 17
During the takeoff on runway 26 and approximately two seconds after the V1 call, the crew heard a loud bang and felt an airframe shudder and considerable vibration, later attributed to an engine stall. The captain called for and initiated a rejected takeoff. The aircraft could not be stopped on the runway, and the nose-wheel gear collapsed as the aircraft rolled through the soft ground beyond the end of the runway. The aircraft came to rest in a nose-down attitude approximately 400 feet off the declared end of the runway. Six passengers were slightly injured during the emergency evacuation of the aircraft.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The Board determined that engine number 1 lost power at a critical point in the take-off and that the rejected take-off was initiated at a point and speed where there was insufficient runway remaining to stop the aircraft on the runway. Contributing to this occurrence were the misidentification of the cause of the loud bang and the lack of knowledge regarding the characteristics of engine compressor stalls. Contributing to the engine power loss was a delay between the collection and analysis of the engine monitoring data."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: TSB Canada
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 12 months
Accident number: A95H0015
Download report: Final report

» Accident Report
» Air Safety Week 30 October 1995 (p. 7)
» Scramble 198(62)
» Scramble 201(47)


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Vancouver International Airport, BC en Taipei-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport bedraagt 9522 km (5952 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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