Avionics compartment fire, Air Canada, Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW, C-FHOS, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 97 nm WNW, 25 May 2016: TU3-5/16-0066E-PDF

“On 25 May 2016, the Air Canada Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (registration C-FHOS, serial number 19000101) was operating as flight ACA361 from Boston/General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, Massachusetts, United States, to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Ontario. At 1652:12 Eastern Daylight Time, while en route at flight level 360, approximately 97 nm west-northwest of Boston/General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport, a fire broke out in the right integrated control centre located in the middle avionics compartment. The flight crew did not receive any indication of fire. Numerous electrical systems failed, including most cockpit instrumentation. The ram air turbine automatically deployed, and the crew was eventually able to restore electrical power to the main buses. The flight continued to destination without further incident and landed with emergency services standing by. There were no injuries. The aircraft had significant damage to the right integrated control centre as a result of the fire"--Summary, t.p.

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Title Avionics compartment fire, Air Canada, Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW, C-FHOS, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 97 nm WNW, 25 May 2016
Series Title Aviation investigation report ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Incendie dans un compartiment avionique, Air Canada, Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW (C-FHOS), Boston (Massachusetts), États-Unis, 97 nm WNW, 25 mai 2016.
Date c2017.
Number of Pages 20 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-09514-1
Catalogue Number
  • TU3-5/16-0066E-PDF
Subject Terms Aircraft accidents, Investigations