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Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:42 am

As per Aviation24, Shortly after take-off cabin got filled with smoke. The aircraft returned to Helsinki for a safe landing.


https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/finn ... cdTFxUBIzo
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 4:43 am

 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 9:43 am

That is quite a smoke-filled cabin. Good to see that everyone is safe.
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 12:57 pm

Call me crazy, but that looks like closer to an A320 to me.
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 1:07 pm

airzim wrote:
Call me crazy, but that looks like closer to an A320 to me.

You're crazy. Never seen an A32x with a ceiling like that....
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 1:09 pm

Dutchy wrote:
That is quite a smoke-filled cabin. Good to see that everyone is safe.

According to lentoposti.fi it was steam. No danger for the passengers.
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 1:21 pm

Kikko19 wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
That is quite a smoke-filled cabin. Good to see that everyone is safe.

According to lentoposti.fi it was steam. No danger for the passengers.


My guess would have been fog, see this a lot in humid places, or deicing fluid in cold places
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 1:36 pm

Apparently it was caused by de-icing fluids in the APU

https://www.twitter.com/OTKES_SIAF/stat ... 5690133505

(Tweet by the finnish safety board)
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 2:36 pm

Leej wrote:
airzim wrote:
Call me crazy, but that looks like closer to an A320 to me.

You're crazy. Never seen an A32x with a ceiling like that....


You're right. The smoke was obscuring the other aisle.
 
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Re: Finnair Airbus A350-900 returns to Helsinki because of smoke in the cabin

Thu Jan 06, 2022 8:59 pm

Boten wrote:
Apparently it was caused by de-icing fluids in the APU

https://www.twitter.com/OTKES_SIAF/stat ... 5690133505

(Tweet by the finnish safety board)


And that’s why you configure the aircraft before starting deice-ing

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