Fire extinguishers discharged on Air Transat flight due to smoke emanating from oven – VisionSafe

Fire extinguishers discharged on Air Transat flight due to smoke emanating from oven

Source: Simon Hradecky | www.avherald.com

An Air Transat Airbus A330-300, registration C-GCTS performing flight TS-111 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 385 people on board, was climbing thtough FL140 out of Paris when cabin crew noticed smoke emanating from a mid galley oven, discharged fire extinguishers and informed the flight crew. The flight crew declared Mayday and returned the aircraft to Paris Charles de Gaulle for a safe landing on runway 27L about 18 minutes later. Emergency services attended to the aircraft.

The Canadian TSB reported local emergency services needed to treat 21 passengers and 2 crew on scene, a total of 31 people received minor injuries. Company maintenance is investigating.

The airline reported a galley oven emitted smoke, cabin crew immediately sprayed the oven.

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