Monarch B752 near Munich on Jun 12th 2012, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: June 15, 2012 / 14:44:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2012

Flight number
ZB-3789

Aircraft Registration
G-DAJB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A Monarch Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration G-DAJB performing flight ZB-3789 from Chania (Greece) to Manchester,EN (UK) with 225 passengers, was enroute at FL360 about 70nm southwest of Munich (Germany) near Innsbruck (Austria) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Munich. Munich Airport temporarily stopped arrivals and departures on both runways to facilitate the emergency. The Boeing 757 landed safely on Munich's runway 26L about 20 minutes after leaving FL360.

Runway 08R/26L remained closed for about 25 minutes after landing while the northern runway 08L/26R went into operation about 5 minutes after landing.

The passengers were taken to hotels overnight. The incident aircraft was able to continue the flight the following day and reached Manchester with a delay of about 21 hours.

Maintenance was seen working in the forward cargo hold during the night.

The airline reported on Jun 15th that a burning smell was detected in the cabin and as a precaution a full emergency was declared and the flight diverted to Munich. The aircraft landed safely, the passengers disembarked normally and were taken to Manchester the following day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2012

Flight number
ZB-3789

Aircraft Registration
G-DAJB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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