France B789 over Atlantic on Jul 3rd 2024, burning odour on board

Last Update: July 4, 2024 / 17:58:35 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 3, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-471

Aircraft Registration
F-HRBF

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Air France Boeing 787-9, registration F-HRBF performing flight AF-471 (dep Jul 2nd) from Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 235 people on board, was enroute at FL390 over the Atlantic Ocean when the crew reported a burning odour on board and diverted the aircraft to Tenerife South,CI (Spain) for a safe landing on runway 07 about 75 minutes later.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Tenerife about 30 hours after landing.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted to Tenerife due to the possible presence of smoke on board of the aircraft as result of a possible technical issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 3, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-471

Aircraft Registration
F-HRBF

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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