American A321 near Greensboro on Feb 16th 2022, odour in cabin

Last Update: February 16, 2022 / 18:41:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2036

Aircraft Registration
N519UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N519UW performing flight AA-2036 from New York La Guardia,NY to Charlotte,NC (USA) with 126 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 60nm northeast of Greensboro,NC (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Greensboro due to an odour in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely on Greensboro's runway 23R about 18 minutes later.

The airline reported a Lithium Ion Battery in a customer's carry on luggage is suspected as source of the odour. However, the aircraft has been removed from service for a thorough inspection by maintenance. A replacement aircraft is going to be dispatched.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N519UW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-231
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2036

Aircraft Registration
N519UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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