Lufthansa B744 near Munich on Jan 26th 2013, wild west oven

Last Update: January 28, 2013 / 17:51:36 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 26, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-756

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
D-ABVS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-400, registration D-ABVS performing flight LH-756 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Mumbai (India), was enroute at FL350 about 35nm southeast of Linz (Austria) when the crew decided to divert to Munich (Germany) due to a galley oven emitting smoke. The aircraft descended towards Munich when the crew stopped the descent at FL140 and climbed again to return to Frankfurt, climbing through FL210 the crew declared emergency reporting smell of smoke in the cockpit and diverted to Munich for a safe landing on runway 08R about 10 minutes after stopping the climb at FL220 and about 45 minutes after the first decision to divert. Emergency services needed to cool the left main gear brakes.

The smoke signalling oven was replaced and the aircraft departed again after about 130 minutes on the ground. The aircraft is currently estimated to reach Mumbai with a delay of 4 hours.

The airline reported a blocked fan in the convection oven was identified as source of an electrical odour.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 26, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-756

Destination
Mumbai, India

Aircraft Registration
D-ABVS

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Free newsletter

Want to know more and stay ahead? Get our free weekly newsletter and join 5603 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and confirm that you've read our privacy policy.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

Virtual Speech logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Get updates

Never miss an article from AeroInside. Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter and join 5603 existing subscribers.

By subscribing, you accept our terms and conditions and that you've read our privacy policy.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways