Lufthansa A333 near Athens on Feb 28th 2017, burnt coffee

Last Update: March 1, 2017 / 23:00:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-632

Aircraft Registration
D-AIKO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKO performing flight LH-632 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Dammam (Saudi Arabia) with 114 passengers and 14 crew, was enroute at FL370 about 90nm northnortheast of Athens (Greece) when the crew reported a burning odour in the cabin and decided to divert to Athens, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 03R about 20 minutes later.

A coffeemaker was identified as source of the burning odour. The aircraft remained on the ground for about 18.5 hours, then positioned back to Frankfurt and is still on the ground in Frankfurt about 10 hours after landing.

The remainder of the flight and the return flight were cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 28, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-632

Aircraft Registration
D-AIKO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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