Sector Aviation

Diversion due to smoke in cockpit, Boeing 737-700, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, 21 September 2012


Smoke developed in the cockpit of the Boeing 737 which was en route from Stockholm-Arlanda Airport in Sweden to London Heathrow Airport in the United Kingdom. Thereupon the crew diverted to Schiphol Airport where they made a safe landing.
The smoke originated from the multi-function control and display unit in the cockpit which is connected to the flight management computer.


  • Start date 21 sep. 2012
  • End date
  • Type investigationShort
  • Status investigationOpen


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