Canada A320 near Calgary on Jul 29th 2017, electrical odour in cockpit

Last Update: August 10, 2017 / 20:17:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-151

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FKCR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FKCR performing flight AC-151 from Toronto,ON to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 149 people on board, was enroute at FL380 nearing the top of descent into Calgary when the crew noticed a faint electrical odour. The crew declared PAN and worked the related checklists, then noticed an ECAM message "VENT EXTRACT". The crew verified the odour was confined to the cockpit only. The aircraft continued to Calgary, during the approach advised the odour had dissipated and landed safely on Calgary's runway 17L. Emergency services did not detect evidence of fire, heat or smoke.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced an avionics cooling extract fan.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 29, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-151

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FKCR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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