American B773 over Atlantic on Aug 28th 2022, smoke in the cockpit

Last Update: August 30, 2022 / 10:38:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-38

Aircraft Registration
N724AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An American Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration N724AN performing flight AA-38 from Miami,FL (USA) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL350 about 450nm northeast of Bermuda (Bermuda) when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Bermuda reporting smoke on the flight deck with a smoke indication in the electronic equipment compartment. The aircraft landed safely on Bermuda's runway 30 about 65 minutes after turning around.

The airline reported possible mechanical issues.

Passengers complained they were left unattended on the floor at Bermuda Airport for about 20 hours.

A replacement B773 registration N731AN was dispatched to Bermuda, continued the flight and reached Heathrow with a delay of about 23 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Bermuda about 31 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N724AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
777-323ER
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B773
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-38

Aircraft Registration
N724AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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