Azul A20N at Salvador on Apr 8th 2022, smoke indication

Last Update: April 21, 2022 / 15:35:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4472

Aircraft Registration
PR-YRA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

An Azul Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200N, registration PR-YRA performing flight AD-4472 from Salvador,BA to Belo Horizonte,MG (Brazil) with 147 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Salvador's runway 10 when the crew stopped the climb at about FL240 after a smoke indication. The crew decided to return to Salvador for a safe landing on runway 10 about 30 minutes after departure.

Brazil's CENIPA, while reporting the occurrence rated an incident, does not mention the nature of the smoke indication (e.g. toilet, luggage compartment, ...).

The aircraft remained on the ground in Salvador for about 21 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 8, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AD-4472

Aircraft Registration
PR-YRA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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