Sun Express Deutschland B738 near Berlin on Feb 22nd 2017, smoke indication

Last Update: September 23, 2017 / 18:35:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XG-995

Destination
Izmir, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
D-ASXQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Sun Express Deutschland Boeing 737-800, registration D-ASXQ performing flight XG-995 from Hamburg (Germany) to Izmir (Turkey), was enroute at FL390 about 70nm south of Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany) when the crew reported a smoke indication on board and decided to divert to Berlin Schoenefeld, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 07R about 20 minutes later. Attending emergency services, who had dispatched an unusually high number of fire engines and ambulances from Berlin and surroundings to the airport, found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

Emergency services reported they were alerted for smoke in the cabin, however, no trace of fire, smoke or heat was found. The passengers needed to stay at the airport, about 150 campbeds were setup at the airport.

The airport reported there was no emergency landing. The passengers overnighted at the airport.

The airline reported a technical defect in the cabin.

A replacement SunExpress Boeing 737-800, registration TC-SNN reached Izmir as flight XQ-947 with a delay of 16.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 19 hours, then positioned to Cologne (Germany).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XG-995

Destination
Izmir, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
D-ASXQ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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