Incident Boeing 777-328ER F-GSQL,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172628
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Date:Thursday 1 January 2015
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-328ER
Owner/operator:Air France
Registration: F-GSQL
MSN: 32853/545
Year of manufacture:2006
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 169
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL) -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG/LFPG)
Destination airport:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Air France flight AF54 from Paris, France to Washington, USA, made an emergency diversion to Montreal, Canada.
The flight was en route over Canada at FL380 when, at 20:21 UTC, landing safely on runway 24R at Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport about 20:46 UTC.

Reason for the diversion was smoke that was seen in the business class part of the airplane. It was emanating either from a seat or a monitor according to differing unconfirmed reports.
There were no injuries among the 152 passengers and 17 crew members.

The airplane was back in service, continuing to Washington later in the day.


History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
16 September 2018 F-GSQL Air France 0 Mauritius-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport (MRU/FIMP) non
Cabin safety event

Revision history:

02-Jan-2015 13:40 harro Added
02-Jan-2015 13:44 harro Updated [Narrative]
15-Jan-2015 20:34 Anon. Updated [Date]

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