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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232321
Last updated: 22 January 2020
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Date:21-JAN-2020
Time:10:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8AS(WL)
Owner/operator:Ryanair
Registration: EI-EVH
C/n / msn: 40290/3938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Destination airport:London Stansted Airport
Narrative:
The Boeing 737 took off at around 10:56 AM and minutes after the cabin filled with smoke. After declaring a Mayday, the crew entered a holding pattern to burn fuel for landing. After one hour the plane landed without any incidents. Improper de-icing prior to take off is belived to be the cause of the smoke.

Sources:

https://www.aeroinside.com/item/14291/ryanair-b738-at-bucharest-on-jan-21st-2020-smoke-in-cabin
https://youtu.be/eMd2mSQicAA


Revision history:

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22-Jan-2020 13:29 electrica768 Added

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