Tiger A320 near Adelaide on Mar 15th 2015, electrical odour in cabin

Last Update: March 16, 2015 / 23:21:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TT-413

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-VNG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Tiger Airways Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNG performing flight TT-413 from Melbourne,VI to Perth,WA (Australia) with 171 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 80nm southeast of Adelaide,SA (Australia) when the crew decided to divert to Adelaide due to an electrical odour in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely in Adelaide about 25 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft was able to position back to Melbourne as flight TT-9020 about 4 hours after landing.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration VH-VNC positioned to Adelaide and continued the flight the following evening as flight TT-9413, departing Adelaide about 27 hours after landing, and reached Perth with a delay of 28:45 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted as a precaution due to a strange smell on board, the passengers were taken to hotels and taken to Perth the following day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 15, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TT-413

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-VNG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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