Rouge B763 near Lima on Aug 11th 2018, fumes in cabin

Last Update: August 17, 2018 / 19:19:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RV-1947

Departure
Lima, Perú

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FIYA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An Air Canada Rouge Boeing 767-300, registration C-FIYA performing flight RV-1947 from Lima (Peru) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 253 passengers and 9 crew, was enroute at FL320 about 260nm northnorthwest of Lima when the crew decided to return to Lima declaring PAN PAN and reporting an odour in the cabin. The aircraft dumped about 7 tons of fuel and landed overweight but safely back in Lima.

The Canadian TSB reported cabin crew reported an odour of dirty socks, although the odour was not noticeable on the flight deck the captain decided to return to Lima. The operator's maintenance is investigating the cause.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RV-1947

Departure
Lima, Perú

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FIYA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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