17:00 (22:00 UTC) - February 19, 2018 - Quebec, Canada - by Sylvain Faust
Today, early into its client acceptance flight, the 3rd Korean Air CSeries, a CS300 serial number 55022 flying under the flight name BBA532 had to return quickly to Mirabel airport.
According to multiple sources, unidentified of smoke and author entered the aircraft cabin and the cockpit less than one hour into the client test flight. The aircraft did not return to flight yet.
The flight left Mirabel airport YMX/CYMX at 9:53 (14:53 UTC) and returned an hour later.This third Korean Air CSeries aircraft registration will be HL-7200 when delivered to Korean Air.
Few days ago, another CSeries could not be delivered to its client, SWISS in this case.After two client acceptance flights the aircraft was still not accepted by the SWISS team.That aircraft did not return to flight yet.