Incident Airbus A330-243 C-GUBH, Wednesday 30 August 2023
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Date:Wednesday 30 August 2023
Time:c. 11:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A330-243
Owner/operator:Air Transat
Registration: C-GUBH
MSN: 455
Year of manufacture:2003
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Trent 772-B60
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 293
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Nantes -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Lyon Saint-Exupéry Airfield (LYS/LFLL)
Destination airport:Montreal-Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, QC (YUL/CYUL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Air Transat flight TS573, an Airbus A330-243, was en route approximately 45 mins after takeoff when the flight crew noticed a suspicious smell (dirty socks) in the cockpit. An emergency was declared, and a decision was made to divert to Nantes Atlantique Airport (LFRS), France where the aircraft landed safely.
The aircraft resumed regular service about 24 hours after the incident.



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 September 2018 C-GUBH Air Transat 0 near London non
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4 March 2023 C-GUBH Air Transat 0 south of Bahamas non

Revision history:

21-Sep-2023 12:39 harro Added

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