A cockpit windscreen heater caused a small fire on a Jetstar Airbus A330-200 that resulted in the crew declaring mayday and making an emergency landing at Guam on June 11. Qantas, which owns Jetstar, says an electrical connector of the hearting element malfunctioned, producing sparks and smoke. A Jetstar representative says small flames accompanied the smoke, on the right side of the cockpit near the windscreen. The pilots put out the fire. The two-year-old aircraft, flying from Japan to ...
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