Wednesday, December 14, 2016

El Al Boeing 767-300, 4X-EAM, performing flight LY-30: Incident occurred December 21, 2016 in Toronto, Canada

NTSB Identification: ENG17WA007
Incident occurred Wednesday, December 21, 2016 in Toronto, Canada
Aircraft: BOEING 767, registration:
Injuries: 224 Uninjured.

The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On Dec. 21, 2016, an ElAl Boeing 767-300ER, powered by Pratt & Whitney PW4000 turbofan engines, registration number 4X-EAM, while climbing through 13,000 ft. from Pearson International Airport (YYZ), Toronto, Canada, experienced a loss of power of the right hand engine with associated vibrations and a subsequent yawing motion of the airplane. It was reported that passengers saw fire from the engine. The engine was shut down and the airplane landed uneventfully at YYZ.

The State of Israel Ministry of Transport, Aviation Incidents & Accidents Investigation is investigating the incident. As the state of manufacture of the airplane and engines, the NTSB has designated a U.S. Accredited Representative under the provisions of Annex 13 to the Convention of Civil Aviation to assist the AI in their investigation. 

All inquiries concerning this accident should be directed to the State of Israel Ministry of Transport, Aviation Incidents & Accidents Investigation.

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