Frontier A320 near Albuquerque on Nov 22nd 2017, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: November 23, 2017 / 19:15:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-1686

Aircraft Registration
N218FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Frontier Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N218FR performing flight F9-1686 from Las Vegas,NV to Nashville,TN (USA) with 178 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 100nm northwest of Albuquerque,NM when the crew reported an odour in the cockpit and decided to divert to Albuquerque. While descending towards Albuquerque the crew advised the smoke was not getting any worse, they still were going to divert however. The aircraft landed safely runway 08 about 16 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft to Albuquerque out of abundance of caution due to an odour in the cockpit.

The aircraft remained on the ground for 4.5 hours, then continued the journey and reached Nashville with a delay of 4:20 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
F9-1686

Aircraft Registration
N218FR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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