AI Dreamliner starts ‘smoking’


Air India‘s flight (AI-020), with over 150 passengers, was 
operating between Delhi to Kolkata on Wednesday when 
the cabin crew detected smoke from the oven, they said

Aviation regulator DGCA has begun a probe into an incident of smoke in a brand new Dreamliner aircraft of Air India when it was flying from here to Kolkata earlier this week, official sources said on July 26.

The preliminary inquest found that overheating of an oven causing the smoke mid-air, the sources said, adding that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) Kolkata office was conducting a further probe into the incident.

Terming the incident as “minor”, Air India officials said there was no risk to the passengers or the aircraft at any point of time and their technical team was also conducting an inquiry as per the laid down norms.

Full report here Indian Express


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