SriLankan A21N at Chennai on Dec 14th 2021, burning smell on board

Last Update: December 16, 2021 / 16:27:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
4L-122

Aircraft Registration
4R-AND

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

A SriLankan Airlines Airbus A321-200N, registration 4R-AND performing flight 4L-122 from Chennai (India) to Colombo (Sri Lanka), departed Chennai's runway 07 when some time after takeoff a burning odour was noticed in cockpit and cabin. The crew worked the related checklists and continued to Colombo where the aircraft landed without further incident about 65 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Colombo for about 38 hours before returning to service.

Accordign to information The Aviation Herald received this was a recurring problem. The aircraft had remained on the ground in Colombo the 24 hours prior to the occurrence flight, too, after completing flight UL-1266 from Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) to Colombo.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 14, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
4L-122

Aircraft Registration
4R-AND

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321-Neo

ICAO Type Designator
A21N

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
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