Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2010-10-12: UPDATE TSB: A10A0096: AAL199, an American Airlines Boeing 767-300, was en route from Milan to New York when at 1325 ADT, the flight crew declared an emergency due to smoke in the cockpit. The crew then diverted the flight to Halifax and landed safely without further incident with ARFF standing by. Maintenance personnel will be advising the TSB of their findings. UPDATE - 17 September 2010: Maintenance inspection revealed that the forward equipment cooling fan had malfunctioned causing the smoke. The fan was disabled and the aircraft was returned to service. The aircraft departed Halifax for New York at 1706 ADT and exited Canadian airspace without further incident.
2010-09-17: At 16:25Z, the Moncton Area Control Centre (ACC) advised that AAL199 was diverting to Halifax (CYHZ) with smoke in the cockpit. Emergency Response Services were called out. The aircraft landed safely at 16:41Z. There were minor delays to five arriving aircraft and to one departing aircraft. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A0957
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-09-16 - 16:25
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 A10A0096
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 124372-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



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
Owner
Operator AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. (5412) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model  Silhouette image of 767 300
767 300
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number AAL199
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Smoke/fumes - aircraft

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