Austrian A321 at Tel Aviv on Dec 17th 2014, smoke indication in galley

Last Update: December 18, 2014 / 21:53:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-858

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Austrian Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration OE-LBE performing flight OS-858 from Tel Aviv (Israel) to Vienna (Austria) with 187 passengers and 7 crew, was climbing out of Tel Aviv's runway 26 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet reporting a smoke indication in the rear galley. The aircraft returned to Tel Aviv for a safe landing on Tel Aviv's runway 12 about 35 minutes after departure.

The airline reported that an oven in the rear galley emitted steam causing the smoke detector to trigger. The crew decided to return to Tel Aviv as a precaution.

The aircraft departed again after about 5 hours on the ground and reached Vienna with a delay of 5.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 17, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-858

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
OE-LBE

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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