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Date:22-JAN-2022
Time:c. 16:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-251N
Owner/operator:easyJet UK
Registration: G-UZHR
MSN: 8505
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 152
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:E of Friedrichshafen -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Destination airport:Innsbruck-Kranebitten Airport (INN/LOWI)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news or social media reports
Narrative:
EasyJet UK flight U28297, an Airbus A320neo, was involved in a smoke incident. The aircraft was bound for Innsbruck, Austria, but could not land there due to limited visibility. After holding near the airport for 30 minutes, the flight diverted to Friedrichshafen, Germany. While en route to Friedrichshafen, the flight crew reported smoke in the cockpit.
A safe landing was carried out at 17:06 local time.

Sources:

https://www.presseportal.de/blaulicht/pm/138081/5128024
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-uzhr#2a934056


Images:

Photo of G-UZHR courtesy AirHistory.net


Bristol - Lulsgate (EGGD / BRS)
25 April 2022; (c) Kev Slade

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jan-2022 09:03 harro Added

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