Canada E190 near Toronto on Jan 13th 2017, abnormal odour in cockpit

Last Update: February 1, 2017 / 21:50:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-771

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FLWH

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190, registration C-FLWH performing flight AC-771 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 101 people on board, was descending through FL240 towards Toronto when an abnormal odour was detected in the cockpit prompting the crew to declared PAN. The crew advised there was no visible smoke. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Toronto's runway 06L about 20 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft resumed service about 15 hours after landing.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance could not find any faults and returned the aircraft to service. The aircraft completed 28 sectors without further anomalies.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-771

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FLWH

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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