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Air Canada 787-9 engine flameout – found loose connector on the fuel metering unit

Air Canada 787-9 engine flameout – found loose connector on the fuel metering unit

by Kiriakos Tsakiridis -
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June 9, 2018

Engine flamed out on an Air Canada Boeing 787-900, performing flight AC-43 from Delhi (India) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 297 passengers and 14 crew at FL310.

The crew managed to successfully restarted the engine, declared emergency and diverted to Moscow Domodedovo airport for a safe landing about 2 hours later.

Maintenance team at Domodedovo airport found a loose connector on the fuel metering unit. The connector was tightened and an engine run successfully performed.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Moscow for about 38 hours, then positioned to Toronto as flight AC-7070.

The Canadian TSB reported Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency decided to not open an investigation.

Info: AvHearld

http://newsinflight.com/2018/06/09/air-canada-787-9-engine-flameout-found-loose-connector-on-the-fuel-metering-unit/