Transat A313 near St. John's on Sep 10th 2018, hot first officer's seat

Last Update: September 24, 2018 / 21:25:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 10, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-261

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GFAT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

An Air Transat Airbus A310-300, registration C-GFAT performing flight TS-261 from Barcelona,SP (Spain) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 219 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 140nm east of Gander,NL (Canada) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to St. John's,NL (Canada). During the descent the smoke dissipated, however, an odour of burnt plastics remained. The aircraft landed safely on St. John's runway 29 about 25 minutes after initiating the diversion.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found an electrical fault in the first officer's seat adjustment system.

A replacement A310-300 registration C-GSAT reached Montreal with a delay of 6.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained in St. John's for 48 hours.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 10, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-261

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GFAT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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