Etihad B789 near Abu Dhabi on Jul 4th 2022, unusual smell on board

Last Update: July 4, 2022 / 18:30:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EY-65

Aircraft Registration
A6-BLQ

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Etihad Boeing 787-9, registration A6-BLQ performing flight EY-65 from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Moscow Sheremetyevo (Russia), was enroute at FL340 about 230nm northnortheast of Abu Dhabi already in Iranian Airspace when the crew decided to turn around and return to Abu Dhabi reporting an unusual smell on board. The aircraft landed safely on Abu Dhabi's runway 13R about an hour after the decision to return.

A replacement Boeing 787-10 registration A6-BMD reached Moscow with a delay of about 6 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Abu Dhabi due to an unusual smell in the cabin.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EY-65

Aircraft Registration
A6-BLQ

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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