Tag: smoke

Air China Airbus A330 Damaged During Fire at Beijing Capital

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air China Airbus A330-300, which was scheduled to fly from Beijing to Tokyo, has suffered considerable damage after smoke from the front part of the cargo area started to emit.  Reportedly, the passengers were boarding the aircraft for departure when the smoke appeared and the crew initiated disembarkation of the passengers who were already inside […]

Aeroflot Airbus A320 Reports Smoke in the Cockpit

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

British Airways Boeing 747 Reports Smoke in Cockpit

Reading Time: < 1 minute A British Airways Boeing 747-400, performing flight from Boston (USA) to London Heathrow (UK), reported smoke in cockpit. Aircraft was enroute at FL390 about 100nm north of Moncton (Canada) when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared Mayday reporting smoke in the cockpit and decided to return to Boston. The aircraft descended to FL380 for the […]

Joon Airbus A340-300 Reported Smoke in the Cabin

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Joon Airbus A340-300 on behalf of Air France, performing flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Mumbai (India) with 237 people on board, reported lot of smoke in the cabin. Aircraft was enroute at FL350 about 40nm eastnortheast of Kuwait City (Kuwait) when the crew donned their oxygen masks and declared emergency reporting they […]

Air France Boeing 777 Reports Smoke in Crew Rest Area

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

JetBlue Airbus A321 Rejects Take-off due to Engine Fire

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Jetblue Airbus A321-200, performing flight from Las Vegas to Boston (USA), was accelerating for takeoff from runway when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed (about 80 knots over ground). Crew advised they needed emergency services to verify there was no right hand engine (V2533) fire. Tower advised there was smoke coming from the […]

Lufthansa Cityline CRJ-900 Experiences Light Smoke on Board

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Lufthansa Cityline Canadair CRJ-900, performing flight from Brussels (Belgium) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 73 people on board, was descending towards Frankfurt when the crew reported light smoke on board. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Frankfurt’s runway 05C about 15 minutes later. The airline reported after takeoff from Brussels the crew noticed […]

Dreamliner Lands Safely After Smoke in Cockpit

Reading Time: 2 minutes An Air India aircraft flying from Kolkata to Delhi on Sunday witnessed a serious scare when the pilots reported fumes and smoke in the cockpit of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. They immediately switched off some non-essential electrical equipment in the cockpit and then managed to make a safe precautionary landing at the Indira Gandhi International […]

Passengers Evacuated By Emergency Slide at London Heathrow

Reading Time: 2 minutes Passengers have been forced to evacuate an American Airlines flight in London today due to smoke in the cabin. The incident happened at 12.30 pm at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 3, with around a dozen people having to use the emergency slides to get out of the plane. Emergency services have been called to the scenes […]

Have Simulator, Will Travel

Reading Time: 3 minutes You are sitting in the comforts of the spacious business jet cabin when all of a sudden there’s a bang and a vibration and a wisp of smoke wafts up from the floor. The pilot comes on the cabin intercom and announces that the aircraft has lost an engine, while the flight attendant begins preparing […]