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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 190420
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-38J
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
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.



Photo of YR-BGE courtesy

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

Revision history:

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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