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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212716
Last updated: 24 February 2021
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Date:26-JUN-2018
Time:11:16 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Owner/operator:Germania
Registration: D-ASTQ
C/n / msn: 3403
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Faro Airport (FAO/LPFR) -   Portugal
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Faro Airport (FAO/LPFR)
Destination airport:Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL/EDDT)
Narrative:
Germania flight ST4911 returned to land at Faro Airport, Portugal, following a smoke event.
The Airbus A319 took off from runway 28 at 11:16 UTC. After takeoff, the passengers noticed 'heavy smoke' in the cabin. The flight crew then turned back and landed on runway 10 at 11:24 UTC.
The aircraft was ferried to Berlin on June 27 and was test flown on June 28 before re-entering service.

Germania blamed the incident on a "technical defect in one of the two air conditioning units".

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/2018-06-26/11:19/12x/GMI81KY/1ce8409e
passenger on ST4911


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Jun-2018 13:19 harro Added
29-Jun-2018 13:19 harro Updated [Photo, ]
01-Jul-2018 14:09 harro Updated [Narrative]

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