Oman A333 near Sofia on Mar 4th 2017, smell of smoke

Last Update: March 5, 2017 / 20:45:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Oman Air

Flight number
WY-123

Departure
Muscat, Oman

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
A4O-DI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Oman Air Airbus A330-300, registration A4O-DI performing flight WY-123 from Muscat (Oman) to Munich (Germany), was enroute at FL380 about 160nm northeast of Sofia (Bulgaria) in Romanian Airspace when the crew decided to divert to Sofia reporting a smell of smoke in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely on Sofia's runway 09 about 35 minutes after leaving FL380.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Sofia for about 23 hours, then continued the flight as WY-123D and reached Munich with a delay of 23 hours.

The airline reported smell of smoke prompted the flight crew to divert the aircraft to Sofia.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Oman Air

Flight number
WY-123

Departure
Muscat, Oman

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
A4O-DI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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