Easyjet A320 near Cologne on Apr 11th 2015, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: April 12, 2015 / 13:36:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-5455

Destination
Paphos, Cyprus

Aircraft Registration
G-EZUT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZUT performing flight U2-5455 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Paphos (Cyprus), was enroute at FL330 about 90nm southwest of Cologne when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and diverted to Cologne for a safe landing on runway 32R about 20 minutes later. Emergency services did not need to intervene.

Passengers reported they did not notice anything amiss until the crew announced they were diverting to Cologne.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration G-EZTK positioned to Cologne and continued the flight delivering the passengers to Paphos with a delay of 7 hours.

The occurrence aircraft was able to position back to London the following day about 19 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-5455

Destination
Paphos, Cyprus

Aircraft Registration
G-EZUT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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