Aurora A319 at Yuzhno Sakhalinsk on Feb 4th 2021, smoke in the cockpit

Last Update: February 4, 2021 / 19:35:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SU-5626

Aircraft Registration
VP-BUN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Aurora Airlines Airbus A319-100 on behalf of Aeroflot, registration VP-BUN performing flight SU-5626 from Khabarovsk to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia) with 90 passengers and 7 crew, was nearing Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. While on approach the crew advised the smoke had dissipated. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk's runway 01.

Russia's Emergency Ministry of Sakhalin Region they deployed 32 rescue personnel and 9 pieces of equipment to the scene.

Rosaviatsia reported VP-BUN had been enroute at FL350 when flight attendants informed the flight crew about smoke present in the cabin. The crew decided to descend to FL210. Subsequently the crew received a "PACK 2 OVHT" ECAM message, the crew worked the related checklists which resulted in the smoke dissipating.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 7:45 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SU-5626

Aircraft Registration
VP-BUN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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