Pilot durch Fume Event beeinträchtigt: Air Berlin bestätigt Bericht – Austrian Wings – 11.4.16

Nachdem Air Berlin bislang – übrigens nicht zum ersten Mal – das jüngste Fume Event, durch das ein Erster Offizier des Unternehmens in seiner Handlungsfähigkeit beeinträchtigt war, heruntergespielt hat, rudert die Pressestelle der NIKI-Konzernmutter nun nach scharfer Kritik von Austrian Wings und einer investigativen Anfrage des „Aviation Herald“ plötzlich zurück und bestätigt im Wesentlichen die…

Accident: Berlin A320 near Nantes on Apr 2nd 2016, first officer incapacitated by fumes – UPDATED 12.4.16

An Air Berlin Airbus A320-200, registration D-ABNT performing flight AB-2191 from Las Palmas,CI (Spain) to Leipzig (Germany) with 179 passengers and 6 crew, 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…

Berlin Airbus A-320 near Nantes on Apr 2nd 2016, first officer incapacitated by fumes

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…

Condor Boeing 767-300 near Panama City on Mar 4th & 5th 2016, strong odour on board

A Condor Boeing 767-300, registration D-ABUB (for this aircraft registration, 3 other reports are recorded and for Condor, totally 41 recorded reports are stored within our database) performing flight DE-2237 from Panama City (Panama) to Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), was climbing out of Panama City when a strong odour occurred in cockpit and cabin. The…

Lufthansa: Kabinenluft ist sauber – 10.3.16

Gemeinsam mit der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover untersuchte die Lufthansa zwischen April 2013 und Mai 2015, ob die Kabinenluft in Flugzeugen tatsächlich kontaminiert ist. Das Ergebnis der Messungen auf 108 Testflügen: Die Luft in Flugzeugkabinen ist genauso sauber wie in Arbeitsräumen am Boden. Die Messreihen wurden mit einem eigens entwickelten Gerätekoffer durchgeführt und umfassten mehr als…

US Flight Attendants…. CALL!!! Senator Dianne Feinstein 1st March 2016

US Flight Attendants…. CALL!!! Senator Dianne Feinstein 415-393-0707 If you smell fumes on your aircraft! call Senator Feinstein’s, ‘San Francisco office…’ Call from the aircraft if it is safe to do. Start using your voice. Name Airline, aircraft, and aircraft number… Reference H.R. 658 section 320… Tell her you are not taking it anymore. You…

Incident: American A321 at Charlotte on Feb 29th 2016, possible fumes in cabin

An American Airlines Airbus A321-200, registration N195UW performing flight AA-1813 from Charlotte,NC to Tampa,FL (USA), was climbing out of Charlotte’s runway 18L when the crew stopped the climb at 13,000 feet reporting they had possible fumes in the cabin but weren’t able to ascertain, hence they wanted to return. The aircraft landed safely back on…

‘Unusual odour’ prompts priority landing for Tigerair plane – 7 News 1st March 2016

A Tigerair flight from Brisbane has made a priority landing, touching down safely at Melbourne’s Tullamarine airport. Three cabin crew members were treated at the scene “as a precautionary measure” by emergency crews, who met the aircraft in Melbourne, a Tigerair spokesperson confirmed, however Ambulance Victoria said they assessed four people. “All passengers walked off…

Incident: Lufthansa A319 at Krakow and Munich on Feb 20th 2016, hydraulic odour in cockpit and cabin

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AILD performing flight LH-1625 from Krakow (Poland) to Munich (Germany), was taxiing for departure from Krakow when a hydraulic odour was noticed in cockpit and cabin, the APU was running. The aircraft departed and later was on approach to Munich, when the odour re-occurred and intensified, the APU was not…

Incident: Malaysia A388 near Kuala Lumpur on Feb 25th 2016, engine oil and smell

A Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9M-MNB performing flight MH-2 from Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing out of Kuala Lumpur when the crew stopped the climb at FL240, entered a hold and subsequently returned to Kuala Lumpur for a safe landing on runway 32L about 2 hours after departure. A passenger…