Air France Boeing 777 Reports Smoke in Crew Rest Area

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An Air France Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Shanghai Pudong (China) with 282 passengers and 16 crew, reported smoke in crew rest area.

  • Aircraft was enroute when the crew decided to divert to Irkutsk reporting flight attendants had reported the smell of smoke in the crew rest area.
  • Later the crew reported light smoke had become visible in the crew rest area and the smoke detector in the aft galley had triggered.
  • The aircraft landed safely on Irkutsk’s runway 30 about 30 minutes later. The passengers and crew were taken to hotels.
  • Rosaviatsia reported the aircraft did not sustain any damage.