Canada A321 near Calgary on Jan 7th 2020, burning odour in cockpit and cabin

Last Update: January 13, 2020 / 22:49:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-119

Aircraft Registration
C-FJNX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air Canada Airbus A321-200, registration C-FJNX performing flight AC-119 from Toronto,ON to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 190 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL320 about 210nm eastsoutheast of Calgary,AB (Canada) when the crew detected a smell of smoke on the flight deck, cabin crew reported a burning odour in the forward galley. The crew declared PAN PAN, shut packs 1 and 2 down and diverted to Calgary, where the aircraft landed safely about 40 minutes later.

A replacement A321-200 registration C-FGKN reached Vancouver with a delay of 6 hours.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance identified the left hand recirculation fan as source of the odour. The fault was addressed and the aircraft returned to service.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 17 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 7, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-119

Aircraft Registration
C-FJNX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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