American B763 over Atlantic on Sep 26th 2019, burning odour in cabin and cockpit

Last Update: October 7, 2019 / 21:42:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-734

Aircraft Registration
N397AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N397AN performing flight AA-734 (dep Sep 25th) from Philadelphia,PA (USA) to Manchester,EN (UK) with 170 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 210nm eastsoutheast of St. Johns,NL (Canada) when the crew decided to divert to St. John's reporting a burning odour in cabin and cockpit. The aircraft descended to FL280 for the diversion and landed safely on St. John's runway 11 about 45 minutes after leaving FL360.

On Oct 7th 2019 the Canadian TSB reported maintenance checked the engines and APU without any finding. The oven in the first class galley was found to have aluminium foil stuck in the oven fan. The oven was placed as non-essential furnishing, maintenance released the aircraft back to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-734

Aircraft Registration
N397AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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