Incident at East of BRIDG Intersection

Summary

2010-10-12: UPDATE TSB: A10A0105: ACA1198, an Air Canada Embraer E190, was en route from St. John's NL to Toronto when the flight crew requested a clearance to descend below RVSM airspace due to failure of the auto flight control system. After descent, the crew advised that they were investigating a report of possible smoke in the cabin with an electrical odor near the rear galley. The oven circuit breaker was opened after which the odor dissipated. The flight continued to the destination and landed safely without further incident. Maintenance personnel reset the circuit breakers and selected the rear galley oven and coffee makers to on; however, the fault could not be repeated. The aircraft has since been returned to service.
2010-10-01: ACA1198, Embraer ERJ 190, enroute from St. John?s (CYYT) to Toronto (CYYZ), experienced an autopilot failure that resulted in the loss of Reduced Vertical Separation Minimum (RVSM) and requested clearance to descend to 28,000 ft. Once level at 28,000 ft, the aircraft reported possible smoke in the cabin and was investigating. Investigation revealed an electrical smell but no evidence of smoke and the aircraft reported that it was continuing to Toronto. There was minimal impact on operations. TSB Case Closed.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A1021
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-09-30 - 11:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, East of BRIDG Intersection
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0105
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 124901-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FHKI | 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 ACA1198
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem,Smoke/fumes - aircraft

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