Swiss A333 at Zurich on Aug 22nd 2023, odour in cockpit

Last Update: August 22, 2023 / 17:42:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-18

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Swiss International Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration HB-JHC performing flight LX-18 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Newark,NJ (USA), was climbing out of Zurich's runway 16 when the crew stopped the climb at FL080 reporting a "strange odour" in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Zurich for a safe landing on runway 16 about 40 minutes after departure. While taxiing to the apron attending emergency services reported the left main gear emitting smoke, the aircraft stopped, emergency services cooled the left brakes/left main gear, the aircraft was subsequently towed to the apron.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-JHC
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A330-343
ICAO Aircraft Type
A333
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 22, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LX-18

Aircraft Registration
HB-JHC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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