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…

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.…

Incident: Thomas Cook A320 at Heraklion on Aug 29th 2016, rejected takeoff due to smoke in cabin

A Thomas Cook Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration OO-TCW performing flight HQ-1513 from Heraklion (Greece) to Brussels (Belgium) with 180 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Heraklion’s runway 27 when the crew rejected takeoff at low speed due to smoke in the cabin. The aircraft slowed safely and came to a stop about 600…

Passengers ‘in state of collapse’ after air cockpit fumes drama – Birmingham Mail 24th August 2016

Passengers were in a ‘state of collapse’ after a mid air drama when smoke began to pour from the plane’s cockpit. A full emergency was declared on the Aer Lingus flight from Birmingham Airport to Cork operated by Stobart Air, with 59 passengers and four crew on board, about 25 minutes before it was due…

Incident: Cathay Pacific A333 near Bangkok on Aug 14th 2016, smoke in cockpit and cabin

A Cathay Pacific Airbus A330-300, registration B-HLW performing flight CX-755 from Hong Kong (China) to Bangkok (Thailand), was descending towards Bangkok when smoke appeared in cockpit and cabin prompting the flight crew to don their oxygen masks and declare emergency, the crew worked the related checklists which seemed to reduce the smoke. The aircraft continued…

Incident: United A320 near Santa Barbara on Aug 15th 2016, smoke in cabin

A United Airbus A320-200, registration performing flight UA-460 from Los Angeles,CA to San Francisco,CA (USA) with 140 people on board, was climbing out of Los Angeles when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 reporting smoke in the cabin, turned around and diverted to Santa Barbara,CA (USA) for a safe landing about 20 minutes later.…

Aeroplane carrying Manchester City staff and media evacuated on runway following ‘smoke’ in cabin scare – Daily Mirror 15th August 2016

A plane has been evacuated with City preparing to fly out to Romania for their Champions League qualifier first-leg against Steaua Bucharest. An aeroplane carrying Manchester City staff has been evacuated after smoke filled the cabin as it stood on the runway. The flight containing 49 passengers including former City player now ambassador Mike Summerbee,…