Transat A332 near Nassau on Mar 4th 2023, overheating cabin floor and burning odour

Last Update: March 15, 2023 / 10:16:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-357

Departure
Holguin, Cuba

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GUBH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

An Air Transat Airbus A330-200, registration C-GUBH performing flight TS-357 from Holguin (Cuba) to Montreal,QC (Canada), was reaching the top of climb at FL340 when cabin crew informed the flight crew that the cabin floor seemed to overheat and there was an electrical burning smell. The crew declared PAN PAN, worked the smoke/fumes checklists and diverted to Nassau (Bahamas) for a safe landing on runway 14 about 25 minutes after leaving FL340.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Nassau for 24 hours, then continued the journey.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GUBH
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-243
ICAO Aircraft Type
A332
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 4, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-357

Departure
Holguin, Cuba

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GUBH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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