Incident at 5145N/04442W


2005-02-14: AAL132 B777-200 eastbound from New-York (KJFK) to London (EGLL) at position 5145N/04442W declared an emergency due electrical fumes in cabin. Pilot requested and was cleared back to Gander. Nil traffic. Pilot requested full Emergency Response services on landing Gander. Landed at 0720Z. Emergency Response Services Update: Aircraft diverted to Gander due to strong smell of burned electrical components. Aircraft landed without incident. Passenger and flight attendants deplaned shortly after landing. Briggs Aerospace onboard aircraft to investigate source of fumes. At 05:25 after systematically powering up different components of the aircraft, a strong electrical smell was detected beneath seat #44G in the entertainment system box. This was the exact area that a flight attendant had indicated the smell was coming from. TSB Closed


CADORS Number 2005A0109
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-02-14 - 06:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Canada, Gander Oceanic, Atlantic Region, 5145N/04442W
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 53584-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 777 200 SERIES
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL132
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Smoke/fumes - aircraft,Declared emergency/priority

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