El Al B772 near Halifax on Jan 9th 2020, smell of smoke from aft galley

Last Update: January 10, 2020 / 18:11:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-26

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-ECC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An El Al Boeing 777-200, registration 4X-ECC performing flight LY-26 from Newark,NJ (USA) to Tel Aviv (Israel), was enroute at FL360 about 260nm southsoutheast of Halifax,NS (Canada) when the crew decided to divert to Halifax due to the smell of smoke from the aft galley. The aircraft landed safely on Halifax's runway 05 about 50 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft needed to land in Halifax due to the smell of smoke from the kitchen area in the rear of the aircraft.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-26

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
4X-ECC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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