UTAir AT72 near Krasnojarsk on Oct 26th 2017, smell of smoke in cabin

Last Update: November 15, 2017 / 22:30:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-132

Destination
Tomsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BLM

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A UTAir Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration VQ-BLM performing flight UT-132 from Krasnojarsk to Tomsk (Russia) with 67 people on board, was climbing out of Krasnojarsk when the crew reported smell of smoke in the cabin and decided to return for a safe landing.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to the smell of smoke in the cabin. A replacement aircraft took the passengers to Tomsk.

On Nov 14th 2017 Rosaviatsia reported the occurrence was rated an incident. The first officer connected his tablet computer to the USB socket, the tablet consumed more current than anticipated causing the wires within the USB socket to overheat and melt the socket.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 26, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-132

Destination
Tomsk, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BLM

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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