Carpatair F100 enroute on Jun 6th 2019, smoke in cabin

Last Update: June 6, 2019 / 23:06:11 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 6, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Carpatair

Flight number
V3-2930

Aircraft Registration
YR-FKA

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

A CarpatAir Fokker 100, registration YR-FKA performing flight V3-2930 from Luxembourg (Luxembourg) to Vilnius (Lithuania) carrying the national soccer team of Luxembourg, was enroute at FL330 about 40nm northeast of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when a burning odour developed in the passenger cabin and smoke emanated from the floor in the forward cabin. The crew descended the aircraft to FL250. After a short time the smoke dissipated and the odour faded. The aircraft continued to Vilnius for a safe landing about 1:45 hours later.

The team subsequently reported the crew identified a problem with one of the aircraft's air conditioning systems.

The national team is about to play Lithuania in the qualification for the Euro 2020 on Saturday.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 6, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Carpatair

Flight number
V3-2930

Aircraft Registration
YR-FKA

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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