First AT42 at Igloolik on Jul 22nd 2018, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: August 3, 2018 / 22:18:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
First Air

Flight number
7F-803

Destination
Iqaluit, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GKLB

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

A First Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-42-300, registration C-GKLB performing flight 7F-803 from Igloolik,NU to Iqaluit,NU (Canada) with 3 passengers and 3 crew, was in the initial climb when after retracting the landing gear the flight crew began to smell smoke. Shortly after passing 600 feet smoke emitted from the captain's left panel. The flight crew decided to return to Igloolik. During the downwind segment the smoke subsided, the smell remained. The aircraft landed safely and taxied to the apron.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found wiring associated with the #2 FMS CDU chafed. The #2 FMS CDU circuit breaker was pulled and collared, then deferred under MEL requirements. The aircraft was returned to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GKLB
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Aerospatiale
Aircraft Model / Type
ATR 42-300
ICAO Aircraft Type
AT42
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
First Air

Flight number
7F-803

Destination
Iqaluit, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GKLB

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-42

ICAO Type Designator
AT42

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