Canada B763 near Toronto on Sep 15th 2017, electrical burning odour in cabin

Last Update: September 27, 2017 / 21:57:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-135

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FCAG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Canada Boeing 767-300, registration C-FCAG performing flight AC-135 from Toronto,ON to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 210 passengers and 8 crew, was climbing through 10,000 feet out of Toronto when a flight attendant noticed an electrical burning odour in the cabin and informed the flight deck. The flight crew declared PAN and returned the aircraft to Toronto for a safe landing on runway 23 about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 787-900 registration C-FRSA reached Calgary with a delay of 3.5 hours.

The Canadian TSB reported that "that the overhead light ballast between rows 13 and 14 was showing signs of overheating. The ballast was replaced as per AMM 33-21-00 and after a check flight, no further odors were detected."
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 15, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-135

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FCAG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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