Incident Boeing 777-233LR C-FIUA,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137742
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Date:Thursday 28 July 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic B772 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-233LR
Owner/operator:Air Canada
Registration: C-FIUA
MSN: 35239/640
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 284
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:140 NM ENE of Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/Y -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Flight AC34 returned to Sydney Airport after a crew member detected smoke about 30 minutes after takeoff. The airline reported that the smoke was emitted by a galley oven, there was no fire, the cause of the smoke is not yet known. The captain decided to return to Sydney, dumped fuel but did not declare emergency. The oven has been removed from the aircraft and it continued to Vancouver after sitting on the ground for 100 minutes.


Revision history:

28-Jul-2011 09:00 LAURENCE Added
28-Jul-2011 09:05 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
28-Jul-2011 09:55 vvvww Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2020 17:54 Aviationfan100 Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]

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