Air Canada A320 near Montreal on Feb 15th 2013, smoke in cabin

Last Update: February 18, 2013 / 21:25:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1252

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
C-FMSX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-FMSX performing flight AC-1252 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Cancun (Mexico) with 154 people on board, was climbing through 7000 feet out of Montreal when the crew declared PAN reporting smoke in the cabin and decided to return to Montreal. The aircraft positioned for an approach to Montreal's runway 24R, the crew reported the situation on board had stabilised. The aircraft landed safely on runway 24R and stopped on the runway for an inspection by emergency services before vacating the runway about 10 minutes later and taxiing to the apron.

The Canadian TSB reported an evacuation was not required.

A replacement A320 registration C-FPDN reached Cancun with a delay of 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1252

Destination
Cancun, Mexico

Aircraft Registration
C-FMSX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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