Canada A319 at Vancouver on Dec 19th 2018, smoke and odour in cockpit

Last Update: January 14, 2019 / 21:50:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-202

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GAQL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Canada Airbus A319-100, registration C-GAQL performing flight AC-202 from Vancouver,BC to Calgary,AB (Canada) with 110 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing out of Vancouver when the crew stopped the climb at 12,000 feet declaring PAN PAN PAN reporting the smell of smoke on the flight deck. The aircraft returned to Vancouver for a safe landing on runway 08L about 25 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew reported smoke and an odour on the flight deck. Maintenance was unable to find the source of the problem and returned the aircraft to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 19, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-202

Destination
Calgary, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GAQL

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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