Incident at Winnipeg, MB


1997-09-09: N949N departed from Winnipeg for Minneaplois with 5 crew and 103 passengers, and during the climb, the crew detected a smell of smoke in the cockpit along with a generator warning. The crew decided to return to YWG where the a/c landed without further incident. Maintenance inspection could not find any problems with the generator and there was no evidence of fire in the a/c.


CADORS Number 1997C0621
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-08-31 - 21:21
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC9 32
Year Built 1973
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number N949N
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem,Fire/smoke (warning)

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