ANA B788 near Tokyo on May 29th 2014, burning odour in galley

Last Update: May 29, 2014 / 18:01:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NH-905

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
JA820A

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-800, registration JA820A performing flight NH-905 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Beijing (China) with 105 people on board, had just reached cruise level FL340 about 20 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to return to Tokyo's Narita Airport due to a burning odour in the aft galley of the aircraft, the galley was powered down and the smell dissipated. The aircraft landed safely back on Narita's runway 16R about one hour after departure.

The airline reported a faulty galley oven was identified as source of the burning odour.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto another flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 29, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
NH-905

Destination
Beijing, China

Aircraft Registration
JA820A

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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