Cayman B733 near Grand Cayman on Apr 13th 2017, electrical odour in cabin

Last Update: April 14, 2017 / 19:50:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KX-793

Aircraft Registration
VP-CKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A Cayman Airways Boeing 737-300, registration VP-CKZ performing flight KX-793 from New York JFK,NY (USA) to Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands), was nearing Grand Cayman when an electrical odour was noticed in the cabin prompting the crew to declare emergency and accelerate descent and approach to Grand Cayman Airport, where the aircraft landed safely.

The airline reported a fluorescent light in a lavatory was identified as source of the odour.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 20 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 13, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KX-793

Aircraft Registration
VP-CKZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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