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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187028
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:26-JAN-2016
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Air India
Registration: VT-ANP
MSN: 36287/158
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 167
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near New Delhi -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Destination airport:Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP/LIMC)
Narrative:
Flight AI137 was enroute from Delhi to Milan, when the crew decided to divert back to Delhi because of smoke in the cabin. They landed at Delhi about 40 minutes after takeoff. No injuries were reported among the 167 passengers and crew onboard. The airline reported a technical malfunction in a part of the cabin as cause of the smoke.

The incident aircraft re-entered service on January 29.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/air-india-flight-to-milan-returns-to-delhi-after-smoke-reported-in-cabin-reports-1270263
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-anp#8a3661d
https://www.hindustantimes.com/india/air-india-flight-to-milan-returns-to-delhi-after-smoke-in-cabin/story-9OvCCPwqbCbNOkjsvo4wYO.html


Images:

Photo of VT-ANP courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
5 September 2020; (c) John Smitherman


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-May-2016 09:39 AF5541 Added
07-May-2016 09:41 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
07-May-2016 09:43 harro Updated [Photo, ]

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