Air France B772 over Atlantic on Sep 23rd 2013, burning smell on board

Last Update: September 24, 2013 / 19:55:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-12

Aircraft Registration
F-GSPA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

An Air France Boeing 777-200, registration F-GSPA performing flight AF-12 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 294 people on board, was enroute at FL360 over the Atlantic Ocean about 300nm northeast of St. John's,NL (Canada) when the crew reported a burning smell on board and decided to divert to St. John's, the crew did not request assistance and did not request priority. The aircraft dumped fuel and landed safely on St. John's runway 29 about 65 minutes later, emergency services were in their stand by positions and performed a runway inspection.

The incident aircraft departed St. John's about 29 hours after landing and is estimated to reach New York with a delay of 29 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-12

Aircraft Registration
F-GSPA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-200

ICAO Type Designator
B772

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