Allegiant MD83 near Providence on Dec 30th 2015, smell of smoke

Last Update: December 31, 2015 / 12:14:05 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-736

Aircraft Registration
N865GA

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

An Allegiant McDonnell Douglas MD-83, registration N865GA performing flight G4-736 from Orlando Sanford,FL to Bangor,ME (USA) with 120 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 110nm southwest of Providence,RI (USA) when the crew reported the smell of smoke on board. The aircraft diverted to Providence. On final approach the crew reported the flight attendants reported hot panels in the back, they wanted to make sure emergency services were meeting them. The aircraft landed safely on runway 05 about 25 minutes after leaving FL330, after landing the crew reported they had some heat and damage in the rear of the aircraft advising they would continue to taxi to the apron requesting emergency services to follow them but might need to evacuate any moment if open flames or smoke occurred. The aircraft made it to the terminal, where the passengers deplaned rapidly.

The airline reported the passengers were taken to hotels, the flight will be continued to Bangor the following morning.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N865GA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
MCDONNELL DOUGLAS
Aircraft Model / Type
DC-9-83(MD-83)
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
MD83
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
G4-736

Aircraft Registration
N865GA

ICAO Type Designator
MD83

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