Air Canada Boeing Diverts to Russia

Monday, September 6, 2010
By George Hatcher


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What: Air Canada’s Boeing-767 en route from Vancouver to Shanghai
Where: Yelizovo airport
When: Sept 5 2010 5:32 Moscow time
Who: 152 passengers and 10 crew
Why: While en route, flight attendants smelled a burning odor coming from the lavatory. The crew decided to divert and make an emergency landing at the Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky airport. The plane was investigated by maintenance and no fire was found, and after a four hour delay, the flight resumed.

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