Incident at Calgary, Alberta


1997-03-26: Just after the crew had reached the top of climb, an electrical burn odor was noticed in the forward part of the cabin. Attempts to isolate the problem were unsuccessful and the odor persisted. The crew contacted company maintenance and elected to divert to Calgary. The Boeing 737 landed without incident on runway 28 in Calgary. ERS was not requested. The passengers were transferred to a different aircraft and proceeded to Winnipeg. Maintenance is examining the aircraft.


CADORS Number 1997C0177
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-03-25 - 03:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary, Alberta
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GQBB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737 296
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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