Austrian A320 at Frankfurt on Dec 21st 2023, smoke on board
Last Update: December 28, 2023 / 13:32:26 GMT/Zulu time
Several passengers reported there had been smoke on board of the aircraft, the crew also talked about smoke (and not an odour/smell).
The airline reported the aircraft returned due to an unusual smell on board. There had been problems with the APU.
The aircraft remained on the ground in Frankfurt for about 18 hours before returning to service.
On Dec 28th 2023 The Aviation Herald received information that during taxiing out for departure the crew perceived the smell of Kerosene on board, during takeoff and thereafter the smell of old socks prompting the return to Frankfurt.
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