Canada E190 near Spokane on Apr 30th 2017, cargo fire indication

Last Update: June 5, 2017 / 20:14:19 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-540

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FLWE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

An Air Canada Embraer ERJ-190, registration C-FLWE performing flight AC-540 from Seattle,WA (USA) to Toronto,ON (Canada) with 92 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 20nm southwest of Spokane,WA (USA) when the crew received a forward cargo fire detection and a "CRG FWD FIREX HI ARM" EICAS message. The crew declared PAN and diverted to Spokane for a safe landing. Emergency services using thermal imaging did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke, the aircraft subsequently taxied to the apron.

The Canadian TSB reported the forward cargo fire detectors were checked with no fault found. The wiring and the MAU3 generic I/O Module 3 as well as the cargo fire bottles were replaced.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 30, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-540

Destination
Toronto, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FLWE

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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