Austrian B763 near Toronto on Jun 18th 2014, white smoke in cockpit
Last Update: June 26, 2014 / 20:13:05 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported that the crew used autobrakes 1, the brakes temperatures did not exceed 270 degrees C. Maintenance was subsequently advised that a ground unit used in Chicago, that supplied pneumatic pressure to the aircraft due to the non-availability of the APU, had broken down and possibly contaminated the pneumatic ducting. The pneumatic ducting was cleaned, the system was operated using engine power until the odour had disappeared, then the aircraft was returned to service.
The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
The occurrence aircraft resumed service 22 hours after landing as flight OS-72 from Toronto to Vienna.
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