Canada A321 near Charlotte on Feb 15th 2016, cabin communication systems failed, acrid odour

Last Update: February 19, 2016 / 22:58:18 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1233

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJVX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Air Canada Airbus A321-200, registration C-GJVX performing flight AC-1233 from Fort Myers,FL (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 181 people on board, was climbing through FL310 about 330nm south of Charlotte,NC (USA), almost over Jacksonville,FL, when the crew noticed both Cabin Intercommunication Data System (CIDS) directors had failed. The failure was accompanied by an acrid odour in the cabin. The crew decided to divert to Charlotte where the aircraft landed safely about one hour later.

The Canadian TSB reported the crew initiated the diversion without declaring emergency with the intention to facilitate a maintenance investigation.

The occurrence aircraft was able to position from Charlotte to Toronto on Feb 17th after about 48 hours on the ground and resumed service after landing in Toronto.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GJVX
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-211
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 15, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1233

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GJVX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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