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Air France Flight Returns to Charles de Gaulle Airport due to Burning Smell

Air France flight AF-474 had to return and make an emergency landing at Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, on September 18th.

The Boeing 777-200 plane took off for Panama City, Panama, but had to turn back due to a light burning smell on board.

The plane landed back safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

JetBlue Flight Returns to Syracuse Hancock International Airport

JetBlueJetBlue Flight 115 made an emergency landing at Syracuse Hancock International Airport in Syracuse, New York, on October 12.

The plane took off for John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York, but had to return shortly afterwards after the pilots noticed a burning smell.

The plane landed safely. All 105 people aboard remained unharmed.

The plane was taken for inspection.

British Airways Plane Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Smell

britishairwaysBritish Airways flight BA327 made an emergency landing at London Heathrow Airport, England, at around 10:30 P.M. on July 27.

The Airbus A320, en-route from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, to London Heathrow Airport, England, had to be landed in emergency after the crew detected a “burning smell” in the cockpit.

The plane carrying 163 passengers landed uneventfully and all passengers remained safe.

The cause of smell is under investigation.

Vueling Flight Returns to Barcelona for an Emergency Landing

VuelingA Vueling flight had to return and make an emergency landing at El Prat airport in Barcelona, Spain, on March 26.

The Airbus A320 took off for Munich, Germany, at around 6 a.m. However, just minutes later, the captain reported a burning smell on board and requested an emergency landing.

The plane landed back uneventfully. All 137 passengers aboard remained safe.

The airline accommodated the passengers in an alternate flight.

British Airways Flight Makes Emergency Landing at London Heathrow

britishairwaysBritish Airways flight BA 676, on its way to Istanbul, Turkey, had to return and make an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, shortly after it took off at about 11 a.m. on July 3.

The decision to make an emergency landing was made after the crew reported a ‘burning smell’ in the cockpit of the Boeing 767-300. A hundred eighty-five passengers were aboard.

Metropolitan Police Service and fire fighters were on alert when the plane landed back at the airport, just 35 minutes after it departed. No one was injured.

The airline confirmed that the plane experienced a minor technical problem which is being resolved and it will soon return to service.

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