United B752 near Dublin on Aug 21st 2016, smoke in cabin

Last Update: August 23, 2016 / 20:30:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-153

Aircraft Registration
N33132

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

A United Boeing 757-200, registration N33132 performing flight UA-153 from Dublin (Ireland) to Chicago,IL (USA), was enroute at FL320 about 350nm northwest of Dublin when the crew decided to return to Dublin reporting smoke in the cabin. The aircraft descended to FL180 for the return and landed safely back on Dublin's runway 28 about 2 hours after departure.

The flight was cancelled.

A passenger reported there was an electrical burning smell originating from one of the aft lavatories. The passenger overheard cabin crew discussing a relay in that lavatory was sparking/short-circuiting.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Dublin 27.5 hours, then departed and reached Chicago as flight UA-2119.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N33132
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
757-224
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B752
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
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Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
United

Flight number
UA-153

Aircraft Registration
N33132

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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