Transat A332 near Nantes on Aug 30th 2023, burning odour/actually fumes in cockpit

Last Update: September 21, 2023 / 19:10:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-573

Departure
Lyon, France

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-573 from Lyon (France) to Montreal,QC (Canada), was enroute at FL380 about 110nm southeast of Nantes (France) when the crew donned their oxygen masks and decided to divert to Nantes reporting a burning odour in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely on Nantes' runway 03 about 25 minutes later.

On Sep 21st 2023 Canada's TSB reported: "During cruise, approximately 45 mins after takeoff, the flight crew noticed a suspicious smell (dirty socks) in the cockpit. An emergency was declared, and a decision was made to divert to Nantes Atlantique Airport (LFRS), France where the aircraft landed safely."
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
Aug 30, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TS-573

Departure
Lyon, France

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GUBH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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