Canada E190 at Toronto on Oct 6th 2019, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: October 25, 2019 / 20:52:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 6, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-442

Destination
Ottawa, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FHOY

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190, registration C-FHOY performing flight AC-442 from Toronto,ON to Ottawa,ON (Canada) with 60 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing through FL180 out of Toronto when the crew stopped the climb and decided to return to Toronto reporting an odour in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely back in Toronto about 21 minutes after departure.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found the APU oil level at the high side and correcte the oil level. The APU intake cover and aft fuselage were found contaminated with oil, the areas were cleaned and the air recirculation filters were replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 6, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-442

Destination
Ottawa, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FHOY

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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