Lufthansa B748 near Keflavik on Dec 10th 2015, electrical odour in cabin

Last Update: December 10, 2015 / 21:42:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-430

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

A Lufthansa Boeing 747-800, registration D-ABYJ performing flight LH-430 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA), was enroute at FL330 about 70nm east of Keflavik (Iceland) when the crew reported the smell of smoke in the cabin and decided to divert to Keflavik where the aircraft landed safely on runway 02 about 40 minutes later.

A passenger reported there was a burning electrical odour on board.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Iceland about 7 hours after landing.

The airline's website currently estimates the arrival of the flight in Chicago with a delay of 20:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 10, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-430

Aircraft Registration
D-ABYJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-8

ICAO Type Designator
B748

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