Canada B788 at Vancouver on May 18th 2019, smoke in cabin

Last Update: May 27, 2019 / 20:57:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 18, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-548

Aircraft Registration
C-GHPX

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An Air Canada Boeing 787-8, registration C-GHPX performing flight AC-548 from Vancouver,BC (Canada) to Newark,NJ (USA) with 223 passengers and 10 crew, was climbing through 12,000 feet out of Vancouver when cabin crew detected an odour of smoke followed by visible smoke in the cabin. The flight crew stopped the climb at 18,000 feet and returned to Vancouver for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found a fault with the lower right recirculation fan. The aircraft was returned to service under minimum equipment list requirements.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 18, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-548

Aircraft Registration
C-GHPX

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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