Easyjet A320 near Basel on Aug 3rd 2016, vibrations and electrical odour

Last Update: August 15, 2016 / 14:00:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-7688

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
G-EZTY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZTY performing flight U2-7688 from Basel/Mulhouse (Switzerland/France) to Lisbon (Portugal) with 179 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing through FL250 out of Basel when the flight crew observed vibrations and an odour in the cockpit that ceased after about one minute. The crew continued the flight and was enroute at FL350 about 130nm northeast of Toulouse (France), when the vibrations, unusual sounds and an electrical odour occurred again. The crew decided to divert to Toulouse, where the aircraft landed safely about 25 minutes later.

Switzerland's SUST reported on Aug 15th 2016 they have opened an investigation into the occurrence rated a serious incident.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 3, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-7688

Destination
Lisbon, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
G-EZTY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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