TAP A343 near Lisbon and Seville on Jul 31st 2015, door sensor problem, then smoke in cabin

Last Update: July 31, 2015 / 20:10:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-287

Destination
Luanda, Angola

Aircraft Registration
CS-TOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A340-300, registration CS-TOC performing flight TP-287 from Lisbon (Portugal) to Luanda (Angola) with 225 passengers, was climbing out of Lisbon when the crew stopped the climb at about FL300 due to a door indication, descended the aircraft to FL100 and returned to Lisbon for a safe landing about 75 minutes after departure.

A door sensor was identified as cause of the indication, the aircraft was able to depart again after about 3.5 hours on the ground and was climbing through FL320 about 40nm southeast of Seville,SP (Spain) when the crew stopped the climb reporting smoke in the cabin and diverted to Seville for a safe landing on runway 27 about 25 minutes later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-287

Destination
Luanda, Angola

Aircraft Registration
CS-TOC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-300

ICAO Type Designator
A343

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