American A321 near Des Moines on Mar 18th 2016, electrical odour on board

Last Update: March 18, 2016 / 20:54:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2023

Aircraft Registration
N189UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N189UW performing flight AA-2023 from Chicago O'Hare,IL to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 190 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Chicago when the crew stopped the climb at about FL280 reporting an electrical odour on board and decided to divert to Des Moines,IA (USA) for a safe landing.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
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N189UW
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A321-211
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
A321
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2023

Aircraft Registration
N189UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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