Vueling A20N at Barcelona on Sep 13th 2019, smoke in cabin

Last Update: September 16, 2019 / 14:23:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Vueling

Flight number
VY-2118

Departure
Malaga, Spain

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-NCU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Vueling Airbus A320-200N, registration EC-NCU performing flight VY-2118 from Malaga,SP to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was on approach to Barcelona when the crew reported smoke in the cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Barcelona's runway 25L. The aircraft taxied to the gate, but then initiated an emergency evacuation via slides.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Barcelona about 22 hours after landing.

The airline confirmed the crew requested priority on approach due to smoke in the cabin, the passengers were subsequently evacuated via slides.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Vueling

Flight number
VY-2118

Departure
Malaga, Spain

Destination
Barcelona, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EC-NCU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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