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.