Incident at Winnipeg, Manitoba


1996-12-10: Shortly after departure from Winnipeg, the crew of KFA120 advised Winnipeg ATC that there was a possibility of smoke in the cabin and advised that they were returning to Winnipeg. ERS was on standby. The aircraft landed without further incident. Initial investigation indicates that an electrical fault existed in the rear washroom. There was a total of 82 passengers and 7 crew on board. TSB to update. UPDATE: Examination revealed that the florescent ballast had failed, resulting in smoke inside the light fixture. The operator plans to complete an inspection of other aircraft washrooms in the fleet and then will file an SDR with Transport Canada.


CADORS Number 1996C0459
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-01 - 19:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GJKF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 727 227
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KFA120
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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