Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Summary

1997-04-10: Initial information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A97O0052): The Air Canada Boeing 767-233 turbojet aircraft (C-GAUH) departed Toronto (LBPIA) (CYYZ) at 1410Z en-route to Calgary International Airport (CYYC). The cabin crew reported to the flight crew that there was smoke in the galley. One portable fire extinguisher was used in the area of one of the galley ovens. At approximately 50NM northwest of Toronto (LBPIA), the flight crew reported to ATC that they had to return to Toronto due to smoke in the galley. The aircraft was given direct to Toronto (LBPIA) and an ILS runway 15 (NAV CANADA was landing on the 24s). The aircraft landed without further incident at 1435Z. Ops. impact -- minimal delays on departure, none on arrival. ERS stood by for the landing. 130 S.O.B. - 117 passengers; 13 crew. The source of the smoke was one of the oven exhaust fans. The oven was removed from service and will be examined by the T.S.B. Engineering Lab.

Details


CADORS Number 1997O0153
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-04-04 - 14:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYZ
Aerodrome Name TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Toronto (LBPIA)
TSB Occurrence Number A97O0052
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAUH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 767 233
Year Built 1983
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-USA
Engine Model JT9D-7R4D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA117
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Smoke/fumes - aircraft,Fire/smoke (warning),Declared emergency/priority

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