Easyjet A321 near Milan on Oct 11th 2018, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: October 16, 2018 / 21:41:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-8386

Aircraft Registration
G-POWU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Easyjet Airbus A321-200, registration G-POWU performing flight U2-8386 from Kefallinia (Greece) to London Gatwick,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 about 270nm southeast of Milan Malpensa when the crew descended the aircraft to FL240 but continued in the general direction towards London. The aircraft was about 100nm southeast of Milan Malpensa when the crew decided to divert to Milan Malpensa reporting smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely on Malpensa's runway 35R about 20 minutes after the decision to divert and about 40 minutes after leaving FL360.

A replacement A320-200 registration OE-IVI reached London Gatwick with a delay of about 2 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 27 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-8386

Aircraft Registration
G-POWU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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