Easyjet A319 near Berlin on Dec 13th 2017, smell of smoke in cockpit

Last Update: December 15, 2017 / 19:45:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-4557

Aircraft Registration
G-EZFE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZFE performing flight U2-4557 from Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was climbing through FL270 out of Berlin just about to reach the top of climb when the crew decided to return to Berlin. The aircraft landed safely on Schoenefeld's runway 25R about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement Easyjet Europe Airbus A320-200 registration OE-IVO reached Copenhagen with a delay of 5:45 hours.

A passenger reported the aircraft turned around to return to Berlin about 15 minutes into the flight. After landing the captain announced the return was due to smell of smoke in the cockpit.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-4557

Aircraft Registration
G-EZFE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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