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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233052
Last updated: 9 September 2021
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Time:18:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-211
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FTJO
MSN: 183
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 145
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Denver, CO -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Los Angeles International Airport, CA (LAX/KLAX)
Destination airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
An Airbus 320-211 operated by Air Canada was conducting flight AC796 from Los Angeles Intl. (KLAX), CA to Toronto Lester B Pearson (CYYZ), ON. In the vicinity of Porter, CA, the crew suspected a fuel leak and shutdown the left-hand (no. 1) engine. The flight crew declared Pan Pan Pan and elected to divert to Denver Intl. (KDEN), CO where the aircraft landed without further incident.
Maintenance in Denver opened the #1 engine cowlings and found fuel to be heavily pooled inside.




Photo of C-FTJO courtesy

Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
23 August 2014; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

18-Feb-2020 17:49 harro Added

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