Egypt B738 near Athens on Mar 12th 2017, meal preparation failure

Last Update: March 12, 2017 / 21:35:21 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-748

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Egypt Air Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GDZ performing flight MS-748 from Athens (Greece) to Cairo (Egypt) with 103 people on board, was climbing through FL385 out of Athens when the crew decided to return to Athens. The aircraft landed safely back on runway 03R about 55 minutes after departure.

An observer on the ground reported fire engines received the aircraft and followed the aircraft to the apron.

Egypt's Air Force reported flight MS-748 returned due to a technical fault in the equipment used to prepare meals.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-748

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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