Serious incident Canadair Challenger VH-..., Thursday 14 July 2022
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Date:Thursday 14 July 2022
Type:Canadair Challenger
Registration: VH-...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:100.8 km 201 degrees from Melbourne Aerodrome, VIC -   Australia
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Melbourne-Essendon Fields Airport, VIC (MEB/YMEN)
Destination airport:Avalon Airport, VIC (AVV/YMAV)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During aerial operations, fumes were detected in the cockpit and cabin and the crew donned oxygen masks and returned the aircraft to Essendon. The source of the fumes was traced to a failed electrical power converter.




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21-Jul-2023 10:18 harro Updated

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