Aeroflot Airbus A320 Reports Smoke in the Cockpit

Photo: Alex Beltyukov

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An Aeroflot Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Belgrade (Serbia) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia) with 99 passengers, reported smoke in the cockpit.

  • Aircraft was climbing through FL300 out of Belgrade when the crew detected smoke and a burning odour in the cocpit, cabin crew also reported smoke and a burning odour in the forward section of the cabin.
  • The crew decided to divert to Budapest for a safe landing on runway 31R about 15 minutes after stopping the climb at about FL300.