Tiger A320 near Ho Chi Minh City on Jan 6th 2017, burning odour in cabin

Last Update: January 6, 2017 / 20:05:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TR-2993

Aircraft Registration
9V-TRX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Tigerair Airbus A320-200, registration 9V-TRX performing flight TR-2993 from Taipei (Taiwan) to Singapore (Singapore) with 163 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 230nm southeast of Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) when the crew decided to divert to Ho Chi Minh City due to a burning odour in the forward cabin. The aircraft landed safely about 35 minutes later.

A replacement A320-200 registration 9V-TRD was dispatched to Ho Chi Minh City, resumed the flight and reached Singapore with a delay of 7.5 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft was grounded for an examination by maintenance after a burning odour was detected in the cabin.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TR-2993

Aircraft Registration
9V-TRX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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