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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 186228
Last updated: 31 October 2020
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Date:07-APR-2016
Time:22:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:SriLankan Airlines
Registration: 4R-ALJ
C/n / msn: 456
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 263
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS) -   Thailand
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK/VTBS)
Destination airport:Colombo-Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB/VCBI)
Narrative:
SriLankan Airlines flight UL891 returned to land at Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand.
A passenger reported observing smoke in the rear of the passenger cabin.
The aircraft, an Airbus A330-243, took off from runway 19L at 15:31 UTC (22:31 local time) and immediately circled back for a safe landing on runway 19R at 15:44 UTC (22:44 LT).

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/4r-alj/#956db54
http://colombogazette.com/2016/04/08/srilankan-flight-returns-to-bangkok-after-smoke-in-cabin/

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 Oct 2008 G-OJMC Thomas Cook Airlines 0 Montego Bay-Sangster International Airport (MBJ) non


Images:

Photo of 4R-ALJ courtesy AirHistory.net


Singapore - Changi (WSSS / SIN)
1 February 2019; (c) Anton Homma


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Apr-2016 18:25 harro Added
07-Apr-2016 18:26 harro Updated [Photo, ]
09-Apr-2016 18:41 AF5541 Updated [Total occupants, Source]

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