Incident Boeing 737-8AS (WL) EI-EVH,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232321
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Date:Tuesday 21 January 2020
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8AS (WL)
Registration: EI-EVH
MSN: 40290/3938
Year of manufacture:2012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bucharest Otopeni Airport
Destination airport:London Stansted Airport
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
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.


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22-Jan-2020 13:29 electrica768 Added

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