Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2010-06-04: Approximately 15 miles out of Halifax (CYHZ), ACA609, Embraer E190, enroute from Halifax to Toronto (CYYZ), reported fumes in the cockpit and elected to return to Halifax. There was no emergency declared but Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) were placed on standby for the landing. As the aircraft was returning the pilot reported that the fumes noticeably dissipated. The aircraft landed safely at 12:45Z with no impact on operations. TSB Case Closed.
2010-06-10: UPDATE TSB: A10A0059: The Air Canada Embraer E190 (C-FNAI), operating as flight ACA609, departed Halifax en-route to Toronto. During the initial climb the flight crew noticed an acrid odour. They decided to return to Halifax for a maintenance inspection, although the smell had dissipated. At 09:45 ADT the aircraft landed with no further discrepancies. The aircraft was 2300 kilograms overweight on landing. A PAN or MAYDAY was not declared. ARFF accompanied the flight to the gate where they conducted an inspection of the cabin with a thermal imaging camera; all temperatures were normal. Company maintenance personnel replaced the # 1 engine bleed check valve as per AMM 36-11-02.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0476
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transport Canada
Occurred At 2010-06-03 - 12:28
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 A10A0059
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 119663-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA, Transport Canada
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FNAI | 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 EMBRAER
EMBRAER
Model ERJ 190 100 IGW
Year Built 2006
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make GENERAL ELECTRIC
Engine Model  Silhouette image of CF34-10E5A1
CF34-10E5A1
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA609
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Smoke/fumes - aircraft

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