D AIHH 1. Accident: Lufthansa A346 enroute on Jan 11th 2016, fumes on board. 2. Accident: Lufthansa A346 enroute on Jan 11th 2016, fumes on board. 3. Accident: Lufthansa A346 enroute on Jan 12th 2016, fumes on board.

Part 1 A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHH performing flight LH-730 (dep Jan 10th) from Munich (Germany) to Hong Kong (China), encountered fumes on board enroute. On approach to Hong Kong the flight crew donned their oxygen masks and continued for a safe landing in Hong Kong. At least one of the pilots reported sick…

Smoke causes United Airlines emergency landing at Tucson airport – abc 15 News

TUCSON, AZ – A plane made an emergency landing at Tucson International Airport Sunday morning, after smoke filled the cockpit and cabin, according to authorities. Tucson Airport spokesperson Jessie Butler said United flight 6517 took off from Tucson to Los Angeles at 6 a.m. with 77 passengers on board.  While in the air, the plane…

‘Everybody was screaming, totally terrified’: Passengers forced to escape smoke-filled plane by jumping from the wings on to the runway after emergency landing. Daily Mail 9th February 2016

SkyWest flight set out from Tucson bound for Los Angeles International But less than 30 minutes into journey, smoke begins to pour into cabin Plane turns back and some passengers forced to leap from wing  To read the full Daily Mail article click here Another report here. To read the testimony of a single passenger’s…

Accident: Lufthansa A388 at Frankfurt and San Francisco on Oct 9th 2011, fumes permanently injure flight attendant – AV Herald

A Lufthansa Airbus A380-800, registration D-AIMB performing flight LH-454 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to San Francisco,CA (USA) with an unknown number of passengers and 24 crew, was climbing out of Frankfurt when a strong chemical odour of dirty socks was observed in cockpit and cabin. The flight crew contacted dispatch who told the flight crew that…

Incident: Canada B788 near Dublin on Feb 3rd 2016, electrical odour in cabin

An Air Canada Boeing 787-800, registration C-GHPT performing flight AC-851 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Calgary,AB (Canada), was enroute at FL360 about 60nm west of Dublin (Ireland) when the crew decided to return to London due to an electrical smell observed in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely back in London Heathrow about 50 minutes…

AFA continues to lead the fight for better air quality

“AFA continues to lead the fight for better air quality in our aircraft,” said AFA International President Sara Nelson. “Most Americans go to work with the expectation of breathing clean air, but until we achieve better standards for cabin air quality, Flight Attendants don’t have this guarantee.” AFA’s efforts to improve the cabin environment span…

Aerotoxic syndrome possible cause of illness breakout on AA flight to LAX – EXAMINER.COM 30th January 2016

EXAMINER.COM A few passengers and crew members felt light headed and sick to their stomachs and even lost consciousness during an American Airlines flight from London to Los Angeles. Those affected said they felt symptoms after about two hours into flight when the Boeing 777 was over Keflavik, Iceland. It happened late Wednesday, Jan. 27…