Austrian B772 at Washington on Apr 19th 2015, oven disobeys &quot;no smoking&quot; sign
Last Update: April 20, 2015 / 22:46:47 GMT/Zulu time
The flight was cancelled.
The airline reported an oven in one of the galleys went smoking. Flights OS-94 and OS-93 of Apr 20th from Vienna to Washington were cancelled, the aircraft is estimated to return to Vienna as flight OS-94 of Apr 20th after a technical examination.
A passenger reported the crew announced an immediate return to Dulles and made a nice overweight landing. After landing the captain indicated there had been smoke in the aft galley and talked about a coffee maker (also see: Incident: Austrian B763 near Frankfurt on Apr 18th 2015, unLAWful coffee maker).
Another passenger seated at an emergency exit in the back reported there was lots of smoke, possibly from a coffee maker.
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