An Air Berlin Airbus A320-200, registration D-ABNT (for this aircraft registration, zero other reports are recorded and for Berlin, totally 6 recorded reports are stored within our database) performing flight AB-2191 from Las Palmas,CI (Spain) to Leipzig (Germany) with 179 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 80nm south of Nantes (France) when the first officer became incapacitated after fumes had been noticed on the flight deck prompting both flight crew to don their oxygen masks. The captain diverted the aircraft to Nantes for a safe landing on runway 03 about 15 minutes later. The first officer was taken to a hospital.
The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 18 hours, then positioned to Munich (Germany) and remained on the ground in Munich for another 18 hours before resuming service.
The airline did not comment on the occurrence.
Germany’s BFU confirmed they are aware of the occurrence and are in touch with the French BEA, who is going to investigate the occurrence.
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