Air Canada B773 over Pacific on May 25th 2012, acrid smell in cabin

Last Update: June 5, 2012 / 22:12:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 25, 2012

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-4

Aircraft Registration
C-FIVM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air Canada Boeing 777-300, registration C-FIVM performing flight AC-4 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 360 people on board, was enroute at FL350 over the Pacific Ocean about 430nm west of Vancouver when the crew declared PAN reporting they had an acrid smell in the cockpit and possible smoke in the cabin. The aircraft was cleared direct Vancouver and landed safely about 62 minutes later with emergency services in attendance. No fire, heat or smoke was found.

The Canadian TSB reported that there was an acrid smell in the cabin, but no visible smoke. The source of the smell was identified to be the inflight entertainment system which was immediately shut down in flight.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FIVM
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
777-333ER
ICAO Aircraft Type
B773
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
May 25, 2012

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-4

Aircraft Registration
C-FIVM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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