Caribbean B738 over Atlantic on Apr 11th 2014, smell of smoke

Last Update: April 12, 2014 / 17:45:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-425

Aircraft Registration
9Y-JMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Caribbean Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration 9Y-JMA performing flight BW-425 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Port of Spain (Trinidad and Tobago) with 106 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 120nm southwest of Bermuda (Bermuda) when the crew reported the smell of smoke on board and decided to divert to Bermuda, however without declaring emergency. The aircraft landed safely on Bermuda's runway 12 about 30 minutes later.

The incident aircraft was able to continue the flight as flight BW-3425 the following day and reached Port of Spain with a delay of 26.5 hours.

Police reported the aircraft diverted after an electrical burning smell was observed in the cabin.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BW-425

Aircraft Registration
9Y-JMA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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