American A321 near Abilene on Aug 21st 2019, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: August 21, 2019 / 23:25:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-4

Aircraft Registration
N112AN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N112AN performing flight AA-4 from Los Angeles,CA to New York,JFK (USA), was enroute at FL330 about 30nm west of Abilene,TX (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Abilene for a safe landing on runway 17R about 15 minutes later. Emergency services checked the aircraft using thermal imaging but found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Abilene due to an odour in the cockpit. Maintenance is troubleshooting.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-4

Aircraft Registration
N112AN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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