Delta B764 over Atlantic on Nov 13th 2017, smoke and fumes in cockpit
Last Update: November 21, 2017 / 22:29:11 GMT/Zulu time
NAV Canada reported the crew declared emergency reporting smoke and fumes in the cockpit.
A passenger reported there was a smell of sulfur in the cabin, probably some electronics overheating. Cabin crew started to turn off electrical systems and the odour dissipated.
A replacement Boeing 767-300 registration N1402A positioned from Detroit,MI (USA) to St. John's as flight DL-9859, resumed the flight and reached New York with a delay of 8 hours.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 20.5 hours, then positioned to Atlanta,GA (USA) as flight DL-9940.
On Nov 23rd 2017 the Canadian TSB reported the operator's maintenance examined the aircraft and found thermal damage on the R2 sliding window heat terminal block. The window heat was placed on the minimum equipment list and the aircraft ferried to Atlanta,GA (USA) for repairs.
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