NORRA AT72 near Riga on Feb 17th 2022, smoke on board

Last Update: February 17, 2022 / 19:28:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AY-1107

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATI

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A NORRA Nordic Regional Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf Finnair, registration OH-ATI performing flight AY-1107 from Helsinki (Finland) to Vilnius (Lithuania) with 18 people on board, was enroute at FL170 about 30nm southeast of Riga (Latvia) and 110nm north of Vlinius when the crew turned the aircraft to divert to Riga reporting smoke in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely on Riga's runway 18 about 20 minutes later.

Riga Airport reported the passengers were evacuated from the aircraft after smoke in the aircraft cabin.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Riga about 8 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AY-1107

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATI

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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