Finnair A319 at Helsinki on Jan 1st 2013, smell of smoke in cabin

Last Update: January 2, 2013 / 13:54:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-863

Aircraft Registration
OH-LVG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Finnair Airbus A319-100, registration OH-LVG performing flight AY-863 from Helsinki (Finland) to Zurich (Switzerland), was climbing out of Helsinki's runway 22R when the crew stopped the climb at 6000 feet reported smell of smoke in the cabin and returned to Helsinki for a safe landing on runway 22L about 12 minutes after departure. Emergency services found no trace of fire, heat or smoke.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration OH-LXH reached Zurich with a delay of 3.5 hours.

The airline confirmed smell of smoke in the cabin prompted the return to Helsinki. The aircraft was examined.

The incident aircraft resumed service the following day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 1, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Finnair

Flight number
AY-863

Aircraft Registration
OH-LVG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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