American A321 near Nassau on Jan 24th 2020, smoke in cabin

Last Update: May 20, 2020 / 15:23:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1852

Aircraft Registration
N970UY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N970UY performing flight AA-1852 from Charlotte,NC (USA) to San Juan (Puerto Rico) with 185 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 150nm east of Nassau (Bahamas) when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and diverted to Nassau. The aircraft landed safely about 30 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 30.5 hours, then returned to Charlotte and remained on the ground in Charlotte for another 17.5 hours before returning to service.

Bahama's AAID reported: "The crew reported that while enroute to Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, San Juan, Puerto Rico, while some 45miles off the coast of New Providence, Bahamas, smoke was detected in the cabin of the aircraft. The aircraft diverted from its original course and landed at the Lynden Pindling International Airport, Nassau, Bahamas without further incidence. There were 185 souls on board. No injuries were reported. A limited scope investigation was conducted and no safety recommendations were issued as a result of this occurrence."
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1852

Aircraft Registration
N970UY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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