El Al B738 near Tel Aviv on Feb 8th 2013, smell of smoke

Last Update: February 8, 2013 / 18:24:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-213

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An El Al Boeing 737-800, registration 4X-EKJ performing flight LY-213 from Tel Aviv (Israel) to London Luton,EN (UK), was climbing out of Tel Aviv when the crew stopped the climb at FL260 due to smell of smoke on board and decided to return to Tel Aviv for a safe landing on runway 08 about 30 minutes after departure.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 8, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
El Al

Flight number
LY-213

Aircraft Registration
4X-EKJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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