Incident: Jetstar A320 near Brisbane on Sep 22nd 2016, haze in cabin, engine shut down in flight

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VFY performing flight JQ-956 from Sydney,NS to Cairns,QL (Australia), was enroute at FL340 about 240 southwest of Brisbane,QL (Australia) when haze began to invade the cabin, the cabin lights began to flicker and scraping sounds occurred. The crew shut the right hand engine (V2527) down and diverted to Brisbane for…

Incident: Germania B737 at Erfurt on Sep 22nd 2016, unusual odour in cockpit

A Germania Boeing 737-700, registration D-AGEQ performing flight ST-3356 from Erfurt (Germany) to Tenerife South,CI (Spain) with 119 passengers, was in the initial climb out of Erfurt’s runway 10 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet due to an unusual odour in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Erfurt for a safe landing…

Alaska Airlines flight cancelled due to strange odor – Hawaii News Now – 22nd September 2016

LIHUE, KAUAI (HawaiiNewsNow) – Over 130 Alaska Airline passengers are stuck on Kauai after their flight was grounded before takeoff on Wednesday. Flight 844 from Lihue to San Jose was cancelled when a strange odor was smelled during a pre-boarding aircraft check. All crew members were evacuated from the plane and two out of the…

Contaminated cabin air : ” The captain of Hannover ” Austrian Wings – 18th September 2016

To read the full report click here and a longer version here Google translation below: A Member of Parliament with fictitious law degree, a nurse as a cruise ship’s doctor, a draftsman as a senior fire protection engineer at the BER construction site, and now a technical employee of a university administration as senior scientist on…

Favorite expert of airlines has not even graduated – Welt N24 – 18th September 2016

Der Experte, auf den Airlines sich bei der Frage von vergifteter Kabinenluft oft berufen, hat nicht einmal Abitur. Wolfgang Rosenberger von der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover (MHH) hat zahlreiche Fachartikel veröffentlicht. Die MHH räumt ein, Rosenberger sei kein Wissenschaftler, sondern nur technischer Mitarbeiter in der Verwaltung.  Die Luft in Flugzeugkabinen steht seit Langem im Verdacht, Nervenschäden…

Incident: Condor B753 at Hamburg on Sep 13th 2016, burning odour in cockpit

A Condor Boeing 757-300, registration D-ABOK performing flight DE-155 from Antalya (Turkey) to Hamburg (Germany) with 224 people on board, was descending towards Hamburg when the crew reported a burning odour in the cockpit. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Hamburg’s runway 15 and taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.…