Canada B772 near Tokyo on May 6th 2016, smell of smoke in cockpit

Last Update: May 10, 2016 / 19:54:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-16

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Air Canada Boeing 777-200, registration C-FNNH performing flight AC-16 from Hong Kong (China) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 297 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 75nm south of Tokyo's Narita Airport when the crew decided to divert to Tokyo Narita reporting smell of smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely on Narita Airport's runway 16R about 25 minutes later. The crew reported the smoke had dissipated and taxied to the apron after emergency services inspected the aircraft.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 2.5 hours, then departed Narita and is estimated to reach Toronto with a delay of 2 hours.

Japan's Ministry of Transport reported runway 16R was closed for about 9 minutes as result of the occurrence.

On May 10th 2016 Canada's TSB reported that the inflight entertainment system (IFE) was turned off in flight after an acrid odour was noticed. The crew declared PAN and diverted to Tokyo's Narita Airport. Maintenance deactivated the IFE, IFE cooling fan and the left lower recirculation fan and released the aircraft according to minimum equipment list requirements.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FNNH
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
777-233LR
ICAO Aircraft Type
B772
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Serial Number
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Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 6, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-16

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FNNH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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