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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190420
Last updated: 26 July 2021
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Date:30-SEP-2016
Time:09:32
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-38J
Owner/operator:TAROM
Registration: YR-BGE
MSN: 27395 / 2671
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 117
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
Destination airport:Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
Narrative:
TAROM Flight RO361 returned to land at Otopeni Airport, Bucharest for a precautionary landing after the crew reported the smell of burnt plastic in the cockpit.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-300, took off from runway 08R at Otopeni Airport at 09:15. Upon reaching FL320 at 09:31, the flight turned around. The flight contacted Bucharest Approach reporting a "smell of burnt plastic in the cockpit". No emergency was declared.
A safe landing was made back on runway 08R at 09:51 hours.
After some checks, technicians found a defect in the air conditioning installation.

Sources:

https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/yr-bge/#b29ea6b
https://www.facebook.com/Aeronews.ro/photos/a.324280387648068.75294.104563622953080/1124005714342194/?type=3&theater
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SHYXDTB3nU


Images:

Photo of YR-BGE courtesy AirHistory.net


Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
28 August 2015; (c) Lewis Grant


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Sep-2016 14:34 Stefan T Added
30-Sep-2016 14:41 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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