Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)


2003-01-09: The crew of FAB 867, a Boeing 737 which had departed Iqaluit for Kuujjuaq, asked to return to Iqaluit because of a 'stove fire'. The fire was extinguished and put under control. An emergency was declared. Halifax Rescue Centre, BST, CACO and NCDM was advised. The aircraft landed at Iqaluit at 2007Z without further incident.
2003-01-13: UPDATE TSB Montreal reported that shortly after departure, a flight attendant informed the Captain that there was smoke and fire in a rear galley oven. She used a fire extinguisher to extinguished the flame. The Captain declared an emergency and requested the fire department to attend the a/c. Following a safe landing, the fire department came on board the a/c to examine the galley. It was reported that the fire was caused by an accumulation of grease in the oven. The oven was replaced and the a/c returned to service.


CADORS Number 2003C0028
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-08 - 19:53
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYFB
Aerodrome Name IQALUIT NU (CYFB)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Iqaluit
TSB Occurrence Number A03Q0001
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 26914
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FNVT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator FIRST AIR (107) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737 248C
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model JT8D-9A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 867
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire - aircraft (cockpit, cargo or passenger area),Declared emergency/priority,Diversion

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