France A320 at Paris on SEp 23rd 2021, smoke on board

Last Update: September 23, 2021 / 12:59:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7622

Destination
Bordeaux, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GKXQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air France Airbus A320-200, registration F-GKXQ performing flight AF-7622 from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Bordeaux (France), was in the initial climb out of runway 26R when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared Mayday reporting smoke on board. The aircraft stopped the climb at about 4000 feet and returned to Paris Charles de Gaulle for a landing on runway 26R about 15 minutes after departure. After landing the crew removed their oxygen masks, reported the smoke had dissipated and taxied to the apron.

A replacement A320-200 registration F-GKXH reached Bordeaux with a delay of about 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7622

Destination
Bordeaux, France

Aircraft Registration
F-GKXQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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