Accident: Easyjet A320 near Geneva on Aug 7th 2016, bleed air leak

An Easyjet Airbus A320-200, registration G-EZUP performing flight U2-8735 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Bastia (France) with 129 passengers, was enroute at FL350 about 110nm south of Geneva (Switzerland) in French Airspace when the crew reported a bleed air leak on the left hand wing (engine CFM56) and decided to divert to Geneva. The aircraft…

Duke of Westminster’s £5million private jet goes up in smoke as it takes mourners to the billionaire landowner’s private funeral – Daily Mail 13th August 2016

Pallbearers making their way to the late Duke of Westminster’s funeral on board his £5million private jet had to evacuate the plane after the cockpit filled with smoke. Five passengers were on board the Citation 750 aircraft when the emergency services were called after the incident at Inverness Airport in Scotland yesterday. It has been…

Accident: Foul odor diverts Latrobe-bound flight, 7 taken to hospital – WTAE 12th August 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. —A Spirit Airlines flight from Orlando to Latrobe was diverted back to the airport Friday night, officials said. People on board smelled a foul odor, which was determined to be coming from the air conditioning, Spirit Airlines spokesman Paul Berry said. The airline offered to call EMS for anyone who wanted medical attention.…

Incident: Iberia A320 at Dublin on Aug 12th 2016, smoke in cockpit

An Iberia Airbus A320-200, registration performing flight IB-3793 from Dublin (Ireland) to Madrid,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Dublin’s runway 28 when the crew indicated they had an issue on board but continued the climb. Soon after the crew donned their oxygen masks, reported smoke in the cockpit, stopped the climb at FL180 and returned…

Incident: Tiger Australia A320 near Melbourne on Mar 1st 2016, unusual odour in cabin. Final ATSB report published 27th July 2016

Actual R/T of incident here A Tigerair Australia Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNO performing flight TT-511 from Brisbane,QL to Melbourne,VI (Australia) with 63 passengers and 6 crew, was descending towards Melbourne when an unusual odour was detected in the cabin prompting the crew to request priority reporting smell of smoke in the cabin with a number…

Incident: Lufthansa E190 at Frankfurt on July 26th 2016, fumes in cabin

A Lufthansa Cityline Embraer ERJ-190, registration D-AECE performing flight LH-1375 from Wroclaw (Poland) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was descending towards Frankfurt when fumes were noticed in the cabin that dissipated shortly after. The crew declared emergency and continued for a safe landing on Frankfurt’s runway 25C. A passenger reported there were fumes in the cabin without…

Incident: Emirates B773 over Arabian Sea on July 26th 2016, smoke in cockpit

An Emirates Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EGG performing flight EK-652 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Male (Maldives) with 309 people on board, was enroute at FL330 over the Arabian Sea about 470nm westsouthwest of Mumbai (India) when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Mumbai. The aircraft descended to FL310…

‘We have some sick passengers and crew that are throwing up’: Recording reveals moment pilot signalled full emergency when cabin ‘filled with smoke’ Daily Mail 21st July 2016

A recording has been released of the moment a pilot radioed Air Traffic Control (ATC) for emergency assistance on landing to treat sick passengers and crew. The TigerAir flight was descending in to Melbourne Airport in Australia on March 1 when the pilot reported smoke in the cabin, and that there were crew ‘throwing up’…

Incident: Koryo T204 near Shenyang on July 22nd 2016, smoke in cabin

An Air Koryo Tupolev TU-204, registration P-632 performing flight JS-151 from Pyongyang (North Korea) to Beijing (China), was climbing through 9100 meters out of Pyongyang when the crew reported smoke in the cabin and diverted to Shenyang (China) for a safe landing on runway 24 about 25 minutes later. Attending emergency services found no trace…

Accident: British Airways A320 near Paris on July 21st 2016, fumes in cabin

A British Airways Airbus A320-200, registration G-GATK performing flight BA-2552 from London Gatwick,EN (UK) to Heraklion (Greece), was enroute at FL350 about 70nm southeast of Paris (France) about 40 minutes into the flight when the crew decided to turn around and return to Gatwick due to an unbearable stench on board of the aircraft reminiscent…