Egypt Cargo A30B at Cairo on Mar 12th 2017, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: March 15, 2017 / 08:34:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MS-521

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A30B

An Egypt Air Cargo Airbus A300B4, registration SU-GAC performing flight MS-521 from Ostend (Belgium) to Cairo (Egypt), landed on Cairo's runway 23C when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit originating from one of the panels in the cockpit. Emergency services responded and identified a faulty control panel as source of the smoke.

The aircraft returned to service the following day after about 17.5 hours on the ground.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 12, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
MS-521

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GAC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A300

ICAO Type Designator
A30B

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