Spicejet B738 at Kolkata on Feb 1st 2021, smoke in cabin, fire suspected in cabin

Last Update: February 1, 2021 / 14:57:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-275

Destination
Bagdogra, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SGY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SGY performing flight SG-275 from Kolkata to Bagdogra (India) with 69 people on board, was climbing out of Kolkata's runway 01R when the crew declared emergency reporting they suspected a fire in the cabin. The aircraft levelled off at 2000 feet and positioned for a landing on runway 01R when the crew advised they now had smoke emerging from the cabin. The aircraft landed safely on runway 01R about 14 minutes after departure.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration VT-SYJ reached Bagdogra with a delay of 2:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Kolkata 4 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Spicejet

Flight number
SG-275

Destination
Bagdogra, India

Aircraft Registration
VT-SGY

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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