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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 301173
 
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Date:10-NOV-2022
Time:15:38 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A320-232
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-MIDT
MSN: 1418
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:NE of Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS/GCTS) -   Spain
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS/GCTS)
Destination airport:London-Gatwick Airport (LGW/EGKK)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
British Airways flight BA2703, an Airbus A320-232, was climbing after takeoff from Tenerife-Sur Reina Sofia Airport (TFS) when smoke was detected in the cabin.
The flight returned for a safe landing at TFS, 50 minutes after takeoff.

The aircraft resumed regular passenger service on the morning of 14 Novemvber 2022.

Sources:

https://www.preferente.com/noticias-de-transportes/noticias-de-aerolineas/un-a320-de-british-airways-regresa-de-urgencia-a-tenerife-por-humo-en-cabina-322590.html
https://www.canarianweekly.com/posts/Emergency-landing-for-BA-flight-in-Tenerife-after-smoke-detected-in-the-cabin
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/g-midt#2e2a11d3


Images:

Photo of G-MIDT courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Gatwick (EGKK / LGW)
10 October 2022; (c) Ewan Partridge

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2022 10:38 harro Added
14-Nov-2022 10:40 harro Updated [Narrative]

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