British Airways A320 near Paris on Dec 26th 2018, burning odour in cockpit

Last Update: December 26, 2018 / 21:18:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-2578

Destination
Turin, Italy

Aircraft Registration
G-GATH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-GATH performing flight BA-2578 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Turin (Italy), was enroute at FL350 about 25nm southwest of Paris (France) when the crew decided to divert to Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport reporting a burning odour in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely in Charles de Gaulle's runway 08R about 25 minutes later.

A replacement A320-200 registration G-GATM is estimated to reach Turin with a delay of about 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 26, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-2578

Destination
Turin, Italy

Aircraft Registration
G-GATH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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