BMI Regional E145 near London on Dec 2nd 2015, lavatory smoke indication

Last Update: December 3, 2015 / 22:08:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BM-1826

Aircraft Registration
G-EMBI

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

A BMI Regional Embraer ERJ-145, registration G-EMBI performing flight BM-1826 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Bristol,EN (UK), was enroute at FL360 exactly over the center of London City,EN (UK), about 22nm north of London's Gatwick Airport, when the crew received a lavatory smoke indication and decided to divert to Gatwick Airport for a safe landing on runway 26L about 20 minutes later. Emergency services found no trace of fire, smoke or heat.

The airline confirmed the crew received a smoke indication for the aircraft's lavatory, maintenance did not find any issue with the aircraft.

The occurrence aircraft resumed service the following morning after about 16 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 2, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BM-1826

Aircraft Registration
G-EMBI

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-145

ICAO Type Designator
E145

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