Fume event: crewmembers and passenger injured on Germanwings flight – Austrian Wings – 19.1.17

Google translation: The A319 from Germanwings involved in the incident, symbol image – Photo: Huber / Austrian Wings Media Crew On a flight of the Lufthansa subsidiary Germanwings two flight attendants and one passenger were injured at a Fume event. The incident occurred as early as October 2016, but was only now known by a…

Cabin Smoke, Fire, Fumes, or Odor Incidents – NASA 2016 report – 19.1.17

Report Set Description …………………………………..A sampling of air carrier reports concerning cabin smoke, fire, fumes or odor related events. Update Number …………………………………………….9.0 Date of Update ……………………………………………..June 22, 2016 Number of Records in Report Set ……………………50 Number of New Records in Report Set ……………50 Type of Records in Report Set ………………………..For each update, new records received at…

Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxisches Syndrom oder Fume-Event – VER.DI – 16.1.17

Stuttgart: Bleed Air, Aerotoxisches Syndrom oder Fume-Event Syndrom oder Fume-Event zu deutsch: Gift im Flieger – schon mal was davon gehört? Flugzeugcrews ist die Begrifflichkeit des aerotoxischen Syndroms, Bleed Air oder Fume-Events bekannt. Manche haben selber auf schmerzhafte, zum Teil sogar tödliche Weise damit ihre schlimmen Erfahrungen gemacht. Betroffen ist die Luftfahrt weltweit. Auch in…

Accident: Germanwings A319 near Stuttgart and Krakow on Oct 15th 2016, fumes injure passenger and 2 cabin crew – OIL EVENT UPDATE – 16.1.17

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AKNK performing flight 4U-2734 from Stuttgart (Germany) to Krakov (Poland), was climbing out of Stuttgart when a strong odour of smelly fish and old socks became noticeable in the forward section of the cabin. All flight attendants as well as at least one passenger started to feel unwell with symptoms…

Accident: Germanwings A320 at Amsterdam and Stuttgart on Jan 12th 2017, fumes on board – OIL EVENT ?

A Germanwings Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIQH performing flight 4U-2181 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Stuttgart (Germany) with 64 passengers and 6 crew, was taxiing for departure when a light nasty odour was noticed throughout the aircraft. Following departure the odour became significantly pronounced developing as a smell of old socks, that was clearly noticeable in both…

PASSENGERS CAN REPORT FUMES (OIL EVENTS) AS WELL AS AIRCREW. Civil Aviation Authority forms – 8.1.17

Print out these international fume reporting forms and send to the regulator in your country if you experience fumes on a flight or illness after a flight. If you live in the UK or if you traveled on a British registered aircraft they should be sent to the UK Civil Aviation Authority which says it…

Incident: Spirit A320 near Lubbock on Jan 4th 2017, foul odour on board – OIL EVENT

A Spirit Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration N622NK performing flight NK-866 from Los Angeles,CA to Dallas Ft. Worth,TX (USA) with 94 people on board, was enroute at FL370 about 190nm northwest of Lubbock,TX (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Lubbock due to a foul odour on board of the aircraft. The aircraft landed safely…

Incident: Tiger A320 near Ho Chi Minh City on Jan 6th 2017, burning odour in cabin – Av Herald – OIL EVENTS in the future?

A Tigerair Airbus A320-200, registration 9V-TRX performing flight TR-2993 from Taipei (Taiwan) to Singapore (Singapore) with 163 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 230nm southeast of Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) when the crew decided to divert to Ho Chi Minh City due to a burning odour in the forward cabin. The aircraft…

L’air dans les avions est-il toxique ? France Info – 5.1.17

Pour la première fois en France, un pilote d’avion vient de déposer plainte contre X. Il s’estime victime du “syndrome aérotoxique”. Mais ce phénomène est encore peu étudié en France et difficile à établir. Il s’agirait de failles dans les systèmes d’aération des avions qui pourraient être à l’origine d’une exposition à un air contaminé.…

I’ve been in a fume event, what should I do? 6.1.17

Firstly ensure the fumes have been reported on a Mandatory Occurrence Report form (MOR) and entered into the tech log for the engineers to investigate. Each crew member involved should also complete an Incident Report, take photocopies, keep one and send a copy to your union. There is still no definitive blood test available to…