British Airways A320 at Geneva on Jan 2nd 2018, smoke in cabin

Last Update: January 3, 2018 / 21:17:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-738

Aircraft Registration
G-EUUY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-EUUY performing flight BA-738 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Geneva (Switzerland), was on final approach to Geneva's runway 23 just contacting tower when the crew declared PAN reporting smoke in the cabin, the controller advised the aircraft was number 2 for landing without acknowledging PAN. Tower cleared the flight to land in a routine communication, the crew read the landing clearance back, landed the aircraft, vacated the runway and was handed off to ground.

A passenger reported there was some strong odour in the cabin, the flight attendants used their smoke hoods.

The return flight BA-723 the following morning was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 22:40 hours, then departed to position back to London as flight BA-9273.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 2, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-738

Aircraft Registration
G-EUUY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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