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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 43544
Last updated: 3 December 2021
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Time:02:30 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-200
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 96
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:San Jose -   Costa Rica
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:MROC
Destination airport:KMIA
Flight LR690/TA 7690, The Plane flew from San Salvador (El Salvador Airport - MSLP to Costa Rica (San Jose Airport- MROC).
After take off for Miami at 20:30 local time, the plane returned to San Jose due to a chemical smell, also described as fuel smell in the cabin. The crew needed to go-around on their first attempt to return to the airport due to fog, but managed a safe landing on their second approach amid a full emergency response by the airport about one hour after departure.
The flight took off again with a delay of over 4 hours.


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26-Oct-2008 03:38 ddkLONDON Added

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