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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173865
Last updated: 16 January 2021
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Date:09-FEB-2015
Time:10:40PM
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-833 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Air Canada Flight AC 003
Registration: C-GHPQ
C/n / msn: 35257/160
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 130
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location: Bering Sea/Pacific Ocean -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver Intl (YVR/CYVR)
Destination airport:Narita Intl (NRT/RJAA)
Narrative:
An Air Canada jet airliner carrying nearly 120 passengers made an emergency landing in Anchorage Tuesday night after its oil pressure began dropping. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner took off from Vancouver, British Columbia, Tuesday afternoon en route to Narita, Japan. About 5 hours and 30 minutes after leaving Vancouver, the pilot on Flight 003 got an indicator that the oil pressure had started dropping; the plane ultimately landed at Anchorage International Airport (PANC), Alaska, around 10:40 p.m. There were no injuries reported. Air Canada sent a 777 to Anchorage Tuesday night to fly the passengers to Japan.

Sources:

Flight Aware
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://wwwapps2.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/ccarcs/aspscripts/en/current.asp]

https://www.flickr.com/photos/axel_j/15469067732/?rb=1
http://www.runway8l.com/watch?v=4244


Images:

Photo of C-GHPQ courtesy AirHistory.net


Montréal - Pierre Elliott Trudeau International (CYUL / YUL)
22 June 2018; (c) Pierre Langlois

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Feb-2015 11:30 LMP Added
16-Feb-2015 04:29 Geno Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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