Canada B789 near St. John's on Dec 2nd 2023, electrical burning odour on board

Last Update: December 20, 2023 / 20:36:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-824

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
C-FGDX

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Air Canada Boeing 787-9, registration C-FGDX performing flight AC-824 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Madrid,SP (Spain) with 177 people on board, was enroute at FL390 about 250nm southwest of St. John's,NL (Canada) when the flight crew noticed a burning electrical odour soon followed by a "RECIRC FAN UPPER" Caution indication. The crew declared PAN PAN and diverted to St. John's for a safe landing about 40 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the recirculation fan had a failed bearing. The fan was replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FGDX
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
787-9
ICAO Aircraft Type
B789
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-824

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
C-FGDX

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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