Arabia A320 near Kolkata on Apr 6th 2017, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: April 7, 2017 / 20:26:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Arabia

Flight number
G9-522

Aircraft Registration
A6-ANT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Arabia Airbus A320-200, registration A6-ANT performing flight G9-522 from Chittagong (Bangladesh) to Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) with 164 passengers and 17 crew, was climbing out of Chittagong when the crew stopped the climb at FL300 reporting smoke in the cockpit and diverted to Kolkata (India) for a safe landing about 15 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4 hours, then was able to continue the flight and reached Sharjah with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The airline reported all passengers and crew were safe, the aircraft was able to continue after the fault was attended to.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 6, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Arabia

Flight number
G9-522

Aircraft Registration
A6-ANT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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