American B772 near Orlando on Sep 23rd 2015, electrical burning odour and haze in cockpit

Last Update: September 23, 2015 / 20:36:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-954

Aircraft Registration
N786AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N786AN performing flight AA-954 (dep Sep 22nd) from Buenos Aires,BA (Argentina) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at FL410 about 210nm eastnortheast of Orlando,FL (USA) when the crew reported a burning electrical odour in the cockpit followed by haze/light smoke. The crew decided to divert to Orlando where the aircraft landed safely about 40 minutes later. The aircraft was checked by emergency services before taxiing to the apron.

A replacement Boeing 777-200 registration N787AL reached New York with a delay of 8 hours.

Maintenance identified a seized equipment cooling fan as cause of the odour and haze.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N786AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-223
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-954

Aircraft Registration
N786AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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