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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183562
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8HX (WL)
Owner/operator:Ukraine International Airlines
Registration: UR-PSC
MSN: 29662/3182
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Lviv International Airport (LWO/UKLL) -   Ukraine
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Lviv Airport (LWO/UKLL)
Destination airport:Kyiv-Boryspil Airport (KBP/UKBB)
Ukraine International Airlines flight PS34 returned to the airport of departure due to reports of smoke in the cabin while the aircraft was climbing through 4500-5000 feet.
The aircraft took off from runway 13 at 07:11 hours and landed back on the same runway about 07:24.

The aircraft was back in service as flight PS34 later the same day at 15:14.

An investigation concluded that a foreign, polymer, substance in the internal circuit of the engine No. 2, evaporated or combusted, forming toxic substances.



Photo of UR-PSC courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
25 February 2018; (c) Juhani Sipilš

Revision history:

15-Jan-2016 10:32 sulamit Added
15-Jan-2016 17:08 Anon. Updated [Total occupants]
15-Jan-2016 17:13 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative, Photo, ]
15-Jan-2016 17:14 harro Updated [Narrative]
18-Apr-2016 19:40 harro Updated [Source, Narrative]
04-Jan-2019 07:52 xtrasymphony Updated [Location, Destination airport]

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