UTAir B735 near Moscow on Feb 20th 2013, smell of smoke in cockpit

Last Update: February 21, 2013 / 17:23:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-257

Destination
Surgut, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BYM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A UTAir Boeing 737-500, registration VP-BYM performing flight UT-257 from Moscow Domodedovo to Surgut (Russia) with 88 passengers, was climbing through FL290 out of Moscow when the autopilot disconnected shortly followed by the smell of smoke in the cockpit. The crew aborted the climb and returned to Moscow Domodedovo for a safe landing 32R about 25 minutes later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
UTAir

Flight number
UT-257

Destination
Surgut, Russia

Aircraft Registration
VP-BYM

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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