British Airways B78X over Atlantic on Feb 10th 2023, smoke in cabin
Last Update: February 14, 2023 / 22:57:34 GMT/Zulu time
The Canadian TSB reported an acrid smell was detected at seat 12A, however, no source was found. 2 cabin crew were taken to a local medical facility for assessment due to inhalation of fumes and subsequently released. Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found no trace of fire or heat. Multiple passenger service units and ceiling panels were removed in the area around seat 12A with no findings. "Maintenance also carried out seat inspections as well as air conditioning pack, galley equipment, in-flight entertainment, and auxiliary heater operational checks with no faults noted. The aircraft has been returned to service."
A similiar occurrence had happened to another British Airways aircraft on Feb 1st 2023, see Incident: British Airways B789 near Halifax on Feb 1st 2023, smoke in cabin.
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