Allegiant MD83 near Orlando on Jul 20th 2015, smoke in cabin

Last Update: July 21, 2015 / 18:38:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2015

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N877GA

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

An Allegiant Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-83, flight G4-783 from Fort Lauderdale,FL to Memphis,TN (USA), was enroute at FL330 about 70nm north of Orlando Sanford,FL (USA) when the crew reported smoke in the cabin, turned around and diverted to Orlando's Sanford Airport. On contacting tower the crew reported the smoke in the cabin had dissipated, there had been no smoke in the cockpit, they would vacate the runway and requested emergency services to check the outside of the aircraft. The aircraft landed safely on runway 27R about 20 minutes after the decision to divert, vacated the runway and stopped. Emergency services inspected the aircraft, entered the cabin and inspected the cabin.

A replacement MD-83 registration N877GA reached Memphis with a delay of 3:20 hours.

The airline reported a maintenance issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2015

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N877GA

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

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