Iberia Express A320 at London on May 25th 2017, smoke in cockpit
Last Update: May 27, 2017 / 20:08:27 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported the crew announced smoke in the cockpit as cause for the return to London Heathrow, the aircraft subsequently landed in Gatwick however. Other passengers reported smelling smoke, too. Emergency services examined the aircraft after landing and escorted the aircraft to the stand, firemen boarded the aircraft to perform further checks. The passenger disembarked about 25 minutes after arriving at the stand. A replacement aircraft took them to Las Palmas the following day with a delay of 27 hours.
A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration EC-JSK was dispatched to London Gatwick and reached Las Palmas with a delay of 27 hours.
The occurrence aircraft was able to position to Madrid about 48 hours after landing.
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