Smoke in Cockpit for Lufthansa CRJ-900

A Lufthansa Cityline Canadair CRJ-900, registration D-ACNM performing flight LH-2382 from Munich (Germany) to Geneva (Switzerland) with 38 passengers and 4 crew, was descending through FL150 towards Geneva when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Geneva’s runway 22 about 13 minutes later. The aircraft stopped on the runway, the passengers disembarked onto the runway via stairs and were bussed to the terminal.

The runway was briefly closed, one flight was diverted as result. The return flight LH-2383 was cancelled.

The airline reported the crew noticed an unusual odour like a burning wire in the cockpit and made a precautionary landing in Geneva, there had been no smoke. Maintenance is currently checking the aircraft.

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