Incident at Boston, Massachusetts, USA


1996-05-15: While enroute from Toronto to Boston, there was a strong electrical smell and smoke coming from the galley. All electrical circuit breakers for the galley were manually tripped and the smell and smoke dissipated. The flight continued to Boston and landed without incident with ERS standing by. Maintenance traced the problem to an aircraft galley unit and the flight returned to Toronto with electrical power to the galley removed. Maintenance in Toronto found the galley receptacle burnt, replaced it and sent the unit for examination. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.


CADORS Number 1996O0174
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-15 - 12:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration FTMC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC9 32
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem

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