Omni B772 over Atlantic on Nov 22nd 2014, burning smell and smoke in cockpit

Last Update: December 2, 2014 / 00:37:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MC-422

Aircraft Registration
N918AX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Omni Air Boeing 777-200 on behalf of Air Mobility Command, registration N918AX performing flight MC-422 from Baltimore,MD (USA) to Ramstein (Germany), was enroute at FL410 about 300nm east of St. John's,NL (Canada) when the crew detected a burning electrical smell followed by light smoke on the flight deck. The crew declared emergency, worked the related checklists removing galley power, turned around and diverted to St. John's for a safe landing about 45 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance identified the cooling fan was identified as source of the smell and smoke. The fan was replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MC-422

Aircraft Registration
N918AX

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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