Aeroflot B738 near Moscow on Jan 9th 2018, video system acts as sparkler
Last Update: January 9, 2018 / 17:41:28 GMT/Zulu time
Moscow's Transport Prosecution Office reported there was sparking and smoke pollution from the video surveillance equipment due to a wiring/insulation fault.
Rosaviatsia reported smoke was detected coming from the cabin ceiling in the cabin just at the cockpit door. Cabin crew discharged a fire extinguisher. After some time the sparks and smoke re-occurred, another fire extinguisher was discharged which stopped the sparks and smoke. The aircraft continued to Sheremetyevo Airport and was removed from service.
The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Moscow about 18 hours after landing.
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