Finnair flight AY865 diverts to Turku due to the smell of smoke

Finnair (Nordic Regional Airlines-Norra)  Embraer ERJ 190-100LR OH-LKE (msn 19000059) GVA (Paul Denton). Image: 905901.

On December 3, 2017 Finnair flight AY865 from Helsinki (Vantaa) to Göteborg diverted to Turku due to the smell of smoke in the cabin. The Embraer 190 (OH-LKE) stopped on the runway and passengers and crew members exited the aircraft via the emergency chutes.

The flight was operated by Nordic Regional Airlines – Norra.

Finnair issued this short statement on social media:

Our flight AY865 HEL-GOT had to divert to Turku, as smell of smoke was detected in the aircraft. The plane landed safely and passengers were evacuated with slides. The passengers will be rerouted to GOT and the aircraft will now undergo thorough examination.

Twitter photo above from Aftonbladet:

Top Copyright Photo: OH-LKE when it was painted in the previous livery. Finnair (Nordic Regional Airlines-Norra) Embraer ERJ 190-100LR OH-LKE (msn 19000059) GVA (Paul Denton). Image: 905901.

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