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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222709
Last updated: 28 October 2020
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Date:26-FEB-2019
Time:06:21 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8Q8 (WL)
Owner/operator:Air Transat
Registration: C-GTQC
C/n / msn: 29368
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 144
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:near Halifax, NS -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Halifax-Stanfield International Airport, NS (YHZ/CYHZ)
Destination airport:Orlando International Airport, FL (MCO/KMCO)
Narrative:
A Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by Air Transat, was conducting flight TSC358 from Halifax/Stanfield Intl (CYHZ), NS to Orlando Intl (KMCO), FL with 6 crew members and 138 passengers on board. Climbing through 400-500 feet on the initial climb after the departure, the flight crew heard a series of bangs, associated with vibrations felt through the floor. After a brief pause, a second series of bangs were heard, which were consistent with compressor stalls. The flight crew retarded the thrust lever on the number 1 engine (CFM56-7B26), which stopped the
bangs and the vibrations. The climb was stopped at 3000 feet, and a PAN PAN was declared. The flight crew executed the checklist, and requested a return back to CYHZ where the aircraft landed without further incident, with the number 1 engine power at idle.
The operatorís maintenance could not find any fault with the engine. The engine was replaced, and will be sent to an engine shop for maintenance.

Sources:

TSB


Images:

Photo of C-GTQC courtesy AirHistory.net


Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International (KFLL / FLL)
10 November 2018; (c) Danny Grew

Revision history:

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07-Mar-2019 19:40 harro Added

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