Azul AT72 at Sao Paulo on Feb 2nd 2021, burning odour in cockpit

Last Update: February 12, 2021 / 17:46:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
PR-AKA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

An Azul Linhas Aereas Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A, registration PR-AKA from Ribeirao Preto,SP to Sao Paulo Viracopos,SP (Brazil) with 66 passengers and 4 crew, was holding at Sao Paulo waiting for landing when the crew observed a burning odour in the cockpit. The crew declared emergency and landed safely on runway 15.

Brazil's CENIPA reported the crew received a "AUDIO SEL CAPT" message after noticing the burning odour in the cockpit, declared emergency due to the volume of traffic and proceeded for an uneventful landing. The occurrence was rated an incident.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 12 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 2, 2021

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
PR-AKA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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