American B738 at Washington on Dec 9th 2022, burning smell in cabin

Last Update: December 10, 2022 / 21:57:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1787

Aircraft Registration
N969AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N969AN performing flight AA-1787 from Washington National,DC to Orlando,FL (USA) with 178 people on board, was climbing out of National Airport's runway 01 when the crew declared Mayday Mayday reporting the flight attendants reported something burning in the back of the cabin and requested for an immediate approach to Washington Dulles Airport. The aircraft positioned for an approach to runway 01C, the crew advised the flight attendants were reporting a burning smell in the back, something burning, requested emergency services to meet the aircraft on landing and advised they were planning to stop on the runway. The aircraft landed safely on runway 01C about 9 minutes after departure and vacated the runway via a highspeed turn off and stopped to have emergency service check them out.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration N817NN continued the journey and reached Orlando with a delay of about 9 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 28 hours before returning to service.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N969AN
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
737-823
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 9, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-1787

Aircraft Registration
N969AN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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