Alaska B738 near Sacramento on Dec 10th 2012, electrical smell in cabin

Last Update: December 11, 2012 / 14:38:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2012

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N525AS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N525AS performing AS-606 from Seattle,WA to Las Vegas,NV (USA) with 152 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 125nm northeast of Sacramento,CA (USA) when the crew reported an electrical smell in the cabin and decided to divert to Sacramento, where the aircraft landed safely about 22 minutes later.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N516AS reached Las Vegas with a delay of 6:15 hours.

The airline confirmed some slight electrical odour on board of the aircraft, the source of the odour is under investigation, there was no fire or smoke.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N525AS
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-890
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2012

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N525AS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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