Sky Regional E175 near Chicago on Sep 30th 2017, odour in cockpit

Last Update: October 10, 2017 / 19:39:25 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7663

Aircraft Registration
C-FUJA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A Sky Regional Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of Air Canada, registration C-FUJA performing flight RS-7663/AC-7663 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 51 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 80nm east of Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) when the first officer noticed a strange smell in the cockpit, simultaneously a RECIRC SMOKE caution indication activated. The flight crew worked the related checklists and decided to divert to Chicago. Cabin crew and passengers reported that there was no smell in the cabin. The aircraft landed on O'Hare's runway 10L and stopped on the runway about 25 minutes after leaving FL340. The crew shut the aircraft down for an inspection by emergency services, emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance checked the RECIRC and H-duct areas, tested the recirculation smoke detector without finding a fault, performed an operational test without any anomaly. Bleed System #1 was deferred according to minimum equipment list requirements.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RS-7663

Aircraft Registration
C-FUJA

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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