Transat A313 near Moncton on Aug 25th 2012, crew dismantle smoking ADF in flight

Last Update: August 29, 2012 / 20:26:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-269

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GTSK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

An Air Transat Airbus A310-300, registration C-GTSK performing flight TS-269 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 229 people on board, was enroute at FL360 near the Magdalen Islands northeast of Moncton,NB (Canada) when the crew observed smoke coming from the ADF case #2. The crew tripped the relevant circuit breaker, the smoke however continued. The crew therefore removed the case from the ADF and unconnected the ADF, after which the smoke stopped. The aircraft continued to Toronto for a safe landing about 2 hours later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance determined some overheating had occurred in the internal electronics of the ADF. The ADF was replaced, the faulty ADF is undergoing further examination to find the cause of the smoke.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 25, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-269

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GTSK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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