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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220510
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-21
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FDST
MSN: 127
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR) -   Canada
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
An Airbus A320-211 operating as Air Canada flight AC557 from Los Angeles, USA (KLAX) to Vancouver, BC (CYVR) was taxiing to the gate when flames were observed from the right main landing gear. ARFF was notified, and at the gate it was found that the parts of the right main landing gear brake assembly were missing. Airport operations found parts on the runway and taxiway. Company maintenance replaced the brake and wheel assemblies and the tachometer.

After repairs, the aircraft resumed service on December 24.


TSB A18P0185


Photo of C-FDST courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
18 February 2018; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

04-Jan-2019 10:04 harro Added
07-Jan-2019 09:40 Trislander Updated [Country]

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