Canada A321 near New York on Oct 29th 2017, odour in cockpit

Last Update: November 16, 2017 / 23:49:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 29, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-781

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGKN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air Canada Airbus A321-200, registration C-FGKN performing flight AC-781 from New York La Guardia,NY (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 185 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of New York when the flight crew experienced an odour in the cockpit described as "wet and smelly article of clothing". Nonetheless, the flight crew decided to continue the flight to Toronto, where the aircraft landed safely about one hour after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the recirculation and ozone filter and carried out an engine run without further odour being detected, the aircraft was returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 29, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-781

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FGKN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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