Incident Boeing 737 MAX 8 C-FSDW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 349424
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Date:Thursday 30 November 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic B38M model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737 MAX 8
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FSDW
MSN: 61212/6805
Year of manufacture:2018
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 173
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR) -   Canada
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
Destination airport:Ottawa-Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, ON (YOW/CYOW)
Investigating agency: TSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Air Canada flight AC342, a Boeing 737-8, had taken off from Vancouver International Airport (CYVR), BC, when the crew observed a 'Stab Out of Trim' fail message. After discussion with dispatch and maintenance the decision was made to return to CYVR.
The crew declared a PAN PAN for the overweight landing and Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) was placed on standby. The landing was completed without further incident. There were no injuries.
Maintenance replaced a stabilizer position sensor and carried out ground checks. The aircraft was returned to service.


TSB A23P0144

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
4 December 2018 C-FSDW Air Canada 0 near Calgary International Airport, AB (YYC/CYYC) min
Bird strike

Revision history:

28-Dec-2023 18:47 harro Added
28-Dec-2023 18:48 harro Updated [Cn, Other fatalities]

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