American A333 near Shannon on Jun 12th 2017, smoke in cabin, electrical odour

Last Update: June 12, 2017 / 23:32:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-759

Aircraft Registration
N275AY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An American Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration N275AY performing flight AA-759 from Athens (Greece) to Philadelphia,PA (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 70nm southwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew requested to divert to London Heathrow,EN (UK) reporting smoke in the cabin, but declining to declare emergency, subsequently advising it was an electrical odour. The aircraft landed safely on Heathrow's runway 27L about one hour later.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Heathrow about 7 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 12, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-759

Aircraft Registration
N275AY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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