American A321 near Madison on Oct 24th 2021, smoke in cabin

Last Update: October 25, 2021 / 15:43:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-3

Aircraft Registration
N104NN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N104NN performing flight AA-3 from New York JFK,NY to Los Angeles,CA (USA) with 190 people on board, was enroute at FL300 about 50nm northwest of Madison,WI (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Madison reporting smoke in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely on Madison's runway 36 about 40 minutes later. Following checks by emergency services the aircraft taxied to the apron.

The airport reported the aircraft diverted reporting smoke in the cabin.

Passengers reported the aircraft diverted due to smoke in the cabin.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted due to a mechanical issue, a replacement aircraft is going to take the passengers to Los Angeles.

A replacement A321-200 registration N106NN reached Los Angeles with a delay of 5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Madison about 20 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 24, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-3

Aircraft Registration
N104NN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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