Delta B764 near Caracas on Jul 23rd 2013, smell of smoke

Last Update: July 24, 2013 / 14:48:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-120

Aircraft Registration
N828MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

A Delta Airlines Boeing 767-400, registration N828MH performing flight DL-120 (dep Jul 22nd) from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP (Brazil) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was enroute at FL340 about 125nm northeast of Caracas (Venezuela) when the crew reported smoke in cockpit and cabin, turned the aircraft around and diverted to Caracas for a safe landing about 30 minutes later.

The airline confirmed the aircraft diverted to Caracas due to smell of smoke in cockpit and cabin. A replacement Boeing 767-300 has been dispatched to Caracas.

Passengers reported the aircraft departed Sao Paulo with a delay of 4 hours due to problems with a window that didn't want to close. While enroute over the Caribbean Sea lots of very cold smoke appeared from the cabin ceiling, flight attendants started to open the ceiling and others brought along fire extinguishers.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-120

Aircraft Registration
N828MH

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-400

ICAO Type Designator
B764

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