Air France A319 near Hamburg on Jul 21st 2012, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: July 21, 2012 / 14:31:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 21, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1410

Destination
Hamburg, Germany

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air France Airbus A319-100, registration F-GRXD performing flight AF-1410 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Hamburg (Germany) with 137 people on board, was descending through FL100 on approach to Hamburg when the crew declared PAN reporting smell of smoke and loose plastics parts in the cockpit. 2 minutes later the crew declared emergency reporting smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely on runway 23 about 7 minutes later, vacated the runway onto taxiway O and stopped. Attending emergency found no trace of fire or heat, the smoke had dissipated by then. The passengers disembarked via mobile stairs onto the taxiway.

The return flight AF-1411 was cancelled.

The aircraft was able to depart Hamburg as flight AF-393V to Paris Charles de Gaulle about 4 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 21, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1410

Destination
Hamburg, Germany

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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