Lufthansa A321 near Munich on Sep 2nd 2017, burning odour from aft lavatory

Last Update: September 4, 2017 / 22:10:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1294

Destination
Larnaca, Cyprus

Aircraft Registration
D-AISN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AISN performing flight LH-1294 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Larnaca (Cyprus), was enroute at FL330 about 30nm northwest of Munich (Germany) when the crew decided to return to Frankfurt due to a burning odour in the aft cabin. The aircraft landed safely back on Frankfurt's runway 25C about 45 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported there was a smell of something burning out of a rear toilet. The aircraft returned to Frankfurt. A replacement aircraft took them to Larnaca the following day.

A replacement A321-200 registration D-AIDL reached Larnaca with a delay of 11:40 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 42 hours, then resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1294

Destination
Larnaca, Cyprus

Aircraft Registration
D-AISN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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