Condor A321 near Frankfurt on Dec 5th 2021, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: December 5, 2021 / 18:22:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Condor

Flight number
DE-1462

Aircraft Registration
D-AIAF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Condor Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIAF performing flight DE-1462 from Leipzig (Germany) to Las Palmas,CI (Spain) with 172 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 40nm west of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Frankfurt. The aircraft landed safely on Frankfurt's runway 25C about 20 minutes after leaving FL340.

A replacement Boeing 757-300 registration D-ABOI departed Frankfurt about 3 hours after D-AIAF had landed and reached Las Palmas with a delay of 3 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Frankfurt about 9 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Condor

Flight number
DE-1462

Aircraft Registration
D-AIAF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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