Incident at Toronto, Ontario


1996-06-12: On a flight into City Centre Airport, the crew were having problems with the aircraft pressurization. As part of the rectification, the cabin pressure cntroller was replaced. After takeoff, with the aircraft climbing through 400' and bleed air was selected on to pressurize the aircraft, there was an acrid burning odour in the aircraft. The crew diverted to and landed at LBPIA without incident. The cause of the burning smell was an internal electric short in the new cabin pressure controller. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.


CADORS Number 1996O0218
Occurrence Type Incident
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Occurred At 1996-06-12 - 02:50
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Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Toronto, Ontario
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Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
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Canadian Registration GONY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR ONTARIO Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization

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