Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2010-04-21: UPDATE TSB: A10A0031: JZA880, an Air Canada De Havilland DHC-8, had departed Halifax when the flight crew noticed a strong odor in the cockpit followed by a more noticeable electrical odor. The crew requested and received a clearance to return to Halifax and requested that ARFF be on standby. The aircraft landed safely without further incident. A verification flight was carried out; however, the problem could not be repeated. The aircraft has since been returned to service.
2010-03-23: After departure JZA880, DHC 8 102, enroute from Halifax (CYHZ) to Fredericton (CYFC), requested clearance to return to Halifax and requested that Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) standby. No reason was given. After landing ARFF crews followed the aircraft down the runway. The aircraft returned to the gate and ARFF stood down at 15:15Z. There was no operational impact. TSB Case Closed.
2010-03-23: UPDATE TSB: After takeoff the flight crew noticed a strong odor in the cockpit. Shortly after, the crew detected a strong electrical smell. Maintenance is investigating to determine the source.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0239
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-03-22 - 15:05
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax Intl (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0031
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 117232-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GANQ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner JAZZ AIR LP - AIR CANADA JAZZ
Operator JAZZ AIR LP, AS REPRESENTED BY ITS GENERAL PARTNER, JAZZ AIR HOLDING GP INC. (5002) Commercial
Make DEHAVILLAND - CAN
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1988
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW120A
PW120A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JZA880
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Declared emergency/priority,Smoke/fumes - aircraft

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