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Air Canada sued for $20M in pilot-induced pitch excursion accident
8 May 2012

Air Canada sued for $20M in pilot-induced pitch excursion accident

8 May 2012

A Toronto law firm, Thomson, Rogers has issued a $20 million class action against Air Canada on behalf of the 95 passengers of flight AC 878 en route from Toronto to Zurich on January 13, 2011.

Fatigue causal factor in sudden descent after perceived a collision course

17 April 2012

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report on an occurrence in which the first officer of an Air Canada Boeing 767-300 on an overnight flight from Toronto, Ontario, to Zurich, Switzerland, started a sudden descent after perceiving a collision course with an oncoming aircraft over the North Atlantic. The first officer was napping during […]

Report: Pilots exceeded A319 tail fin limits during wake turbulence upset recovery

2 June 2010

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its final investigation report into the January 10, 2008 encounter with wake turbulence involving the Air Canada Airbus A319 operating as flight AC190. AC190 was en route from Victoria, BC, to Toronto, ON, with 83 passengers and 5 crew members. At 06:48 local time, a series of jolts were […]