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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228064
Last updated: 16 June 2020
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Time:14:14 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 777-333ER
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FIVW
C/n / msn: 42218
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 459
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Hong Kong/Chek Lap Kok Intl (VHHH) -   Hong Kong
Phase: Take off
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Hong Kong-Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG/VHHH)
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
A Boeing 777-300 aircraft operated by Air Canada, was conducting flight AC008 from Hong Kong/Chek Lap Kok Intl (VHHH), Hong Kong to Vancouver Intl (CYVR), BC with 17 crew members and 442 passengers on board. On departure, the flight crew noted an EGT exceedance indication on No. 2 engine, and heard a popping noise. The flight crew were also advised by ATC that some debris had been found on the runway, and after discussion with maintenance, the aircraft returned to VHHH for an uneventful landing. There were no injuries to passenger. The aircraft received minor damage.

The aircraft was ferried to Toronto on 4 August 2019 and resumed service the next day.




Photo of C-FIVW courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
18 January 2020; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

09-Aug-2019 20:09 harro Added

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