Air Canada 777 Toronto-London Declares Emergency

Air Canada 777 Toronto-London Declares Emergency
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In the last few moments, an Air Canada Boeing 777 operating a flight to London from Toronto has declared an emergency.

C-FNNQ is the aircraft in question operating the flight.

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Live Emergency Updates: Air Canada 858 Toronto-London…


Air Canada 777 Toronto-London Declares Emergency
Source: RadarBox.com.
1 month ago18/04/24

Welcome!

Welcome to the live coverage of this incident. Updates will follow shortly.

Furthermore, be sure to refresh frequently as they come in.

1 month ago18/04/24

Near Northern Ireland…

Air Canada 777 Toronto-London Declares Emergency

Air Canada flight AC858 from Toronto is coming up to Northern Ireland, as the emergency declaration has been made.

Furthermore, it is unclear what the nature of the emergency is at this time.

1 month ago18/04/24

About C-FNNQ: The Aircraft Involved in the Air Canada Emergency on AC858 Toronto-London…

C-FNNQ, the aircraft operating this flight, is a 10.5 year old Boeing 777-300ER that was delivered to the airline in November 2013, as per Planespotters.

Furthermore, of the 777-300ER variant, AC has 19 in the fleet.

Moreover, of the 19, 17 are in active service and two are currently parked.

Average fleet age for the variant stands at 13.8 years.

1 month ago18/04/24

No Diversion Field Revealed: Expected to Continue to LHR…

No diversion field has been noted for the emergency currently.

There is an expectation that AC858 will continue on to LHR as planned, but to be met by crews on the ground.

1 month ago18/04/24

Medical Emergency…

As per @FlightEmergency on X, it is understood that the emergency onboard Air Canada flight AC858 Toronto-London is a medical.

1 month ago18/04/24

Serious Medical Emergency…

Furthermore, it’s clear that this medical is serious enough to prompt the use of the 7700 squawk code.

However, it is clear that it isn’t serious enough to cause a diversion to a nearby airport.

1 month ago18/04/24

Squawk Code Changed…

Air Canada 777 Toronto-London Declares Emergency

AC858 has changed it’s squawk code from 7700 to 5170, indicating that the emergency onboard is under control.

Furthermore, medical emergencies are well-prepared for on commercial flights like these.

1 month ago18/04/24

Descent Commenced…

AC858 has commenced it’s descent into LHR. Furthermore, we will continue to provide updates until the medical emergency has landed.

1 month ago18/04/24

On The Downwind…

AC858 is on the downwind for the 27s into London Heathrow Airport.

Furthermore, landing is expected imminently.

1 month ago18/04/24

On The Base To Final…

AC858 is now on base leg to final for it’s approach into LHR.

1 month ago18/04/24

On Finals…

AC858 is now on finals for the 27s at Heathrow Airport, with landing expected in the next few minutes.

1 month ago18/04/24

TOUCHDOWN!

TOUCHDOWN! Air Canada flight AC858 from Toronto has appeared to have landed safely into London Heathrow following it’s emergency broadcast after the Atlantic Crossing.

Furthermore, to recap, the cause of this emergency is medical-related.

This brings an end to our coverage. Thank you for following!

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