Incident Boeing 737-8Z9 OE-LNK,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 15777
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Date:Thursday 13 March 2008
Time:15:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-8Z9
Registration: OE-LNK
MSN: 28178/222
Year of manufacture:1999
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 184
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Antalya Airport (AYT) -   Turkey
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Hurghada Airport (HRG/HEGN)
Destination airport:OSL / ENGM
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
JetX flight, number GX830 from Hurghada in Egypt to Oslo in Norway, made an unscheduled landing in Antaya in Turkey at around 15:00 GMT, after the crew reported a smell of melting plastic in the cabin area.
Aircraft mechanics at the airport in Turkey performed an inspection to determine the cause of the smell and the wisp of smoke detected. The inspection revealed a faulty heater by the overwing emergency exit, on the right hand side. The heater was deactivated and the aircraft restored to service.
Flight GX830 then departed from Antaya in Turkey at 17:45 GMT.


Revision history:

13-Mar-2008 12:27 relax630 Added
16-Mar-2008 07:16 ddk Updated
16-Mar-2008 12:49 relax630 Updated

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