Air Transat Flight Diverts to Ireland Due to Smoke in Cabin

Saturday, July 18, 2015
By George Hatcher

Air TransatAir Transat flight TS-315 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Dublin Airport, Ireland, at 11:46 A.M. on July 17.

The Airbus A330-200 had to be diverted after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane, carrying 313 people, was heading towards Toronto Pearson International Airport, Canada from Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Italy, at the time.

The plane landed safely and everyone aboard remained unhurt.

According to the airline, the airbus was diverted as a precaution for a technical verification.

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