Lufthansa A319 near Hamburg on Jun 16th 2017, smell of smoke in cockpit and cabin – VisionSafe

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Lufthansa A319 near Hamburg on Jun 16th 2017, smell of smoke in cockpit and cabin

By: Simon Hradecky

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AILR performing flight LH-16 from Frankfurt/Main to Hamburg (Germany) with 130 passengers, was descending towards Hamburg when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Hamburg’s runway 33 and stopped on the runway. The passengers disembarked via stairs and were taken to the terminal.

Emergency services reported they were alerted to smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft stopped on the runway, the occupants disembarked via stairs, all passengers were examined by medical staff, 4 of the crew were taken to a hospital as a precaution. The aircraft was towed off the runway about 30 minutes after landing.

The airline reported there had been a strong smell of smoke in cockpit and cabin, in addition one of the smoke detectors triggered and sounded an alarm.

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