Lufthansa A388 near Bermuda on Feb 22nd 2013, electrical odour in cabin and cockpit

Last Update: February 23, 2013 / 18:45:03 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-463

Aircraft Registration
D-AIMJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIMJ performing flight LH-463 from Miami,FL (USA) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was enroute at FL380 about 220nm northwest of Bermuda (Bermuda) about 90 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to return to Miami due to an electrical odour in cockpit and cabin. The aircraft landed safely on Miami's runway 09 about 65 minutes later and taxied to the apron.

The flight was postponed to the next day and is currently estimated to depart Miami with a delay of 20 hours.

A passenger reported the odour was similiar to an overheated hair dryer.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-463

Aircraft Registration
D-AIMJ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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