TUIFly B738 near Paris on Apr 24th 2019, a relay feels hot

Last Update: April 25, 2019 / 21:15:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2258

Aircraft Registration
D-ATUO

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A TUIFly Boeing 737-800, registration D-ATUO performing flight X3-2258 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Las Palmas,CI (Spain), was enroute at FL350 about 70nm southwest of Paris (France) when a burning odour and smoke emanated from one of the lavatories. The crew declared emergency, turned around and diverted to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) for a safe landing on runway 27L about 21 minutesl later.

A passenger reported the crew announced a relay in the toilet burned out.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration D-ABAG positioned to Paris CDG, resumed the flight and delivered the passengers to Gran Canaria with a delay of 7.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Paris for 21 hours, then resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 24, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
TUIFly

Flight number
X3-2258

Aircraft Registration
D-ATUO

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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