Incident: Flybe DH8D near Dublin on Jul 31st 2015, smoke in cockpit, loss of communication

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration G-FLBB performing flight Be-664 from Knock (Ireland) to Manchester,EN (UK) with 74 people on board, was climbing through FL180 out of Knock when the crew reported smoke in the cockpit and decided to divert to Dublin. Dublin tower advised other aircraft on frequency about the ongoing emergency stating…

Kabinenluft: Peinlicher Aktionismus, anstatt an der Sache zu arbeiten – Austrian Wings – 14.6.16

Eine Bundesregierung, die ihre Aufgabe darin erschöpft sieht, kleine Anfragen zu beantworten. Eine Industrie, die sich mehr damit bemüht, zu erklären, warum es kein Problem gibt, anstatt es zu lösen. Eine Berufsgenossenschaft, die sich beharrlich weigert, Krankheitsfälle anzuerkennen und präventive Maßnahmen einzuleiten. Und gleichzeitig: Mehr als 1000 Opfer durch Kabinenluft in Flugzeugen. Der grüne Bundestagsabgeordnete…

Incident: Eurowings A319 at Cologne on Jun 12th 2016, smoke on flight deck

A Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AKNH performing flight 4U-78 from Cologne/Bonn to Leipzig (Germany), was climbing out of Cologne’s runway 32R when the crew stopped the climb at FL190 reporting smoke on the flight deck. The aircraft returned to Cologne for a safe landing on runway 32R about 25 minutes after departure. A passenger reported…

Lufthansa-Flugbegleiter durch giftige (Öl-?) Dämpfe erkrankt – Lufthansa flight attendants ill by toxic ( oil ? ) Vapors – 13.6.16

Auf dem Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, D-AISE, kam es zu einem Fume event, bei dem ein Flugbegleiter durch die Inhalation toxischer Stoffe erkrankt ist. Der Vorfall ereignete sich bereits am 4. April, wurde jedoch erst jetzt durch einen Bericht des Fachportals „Aviation Herald“ publik. Der Airbus befand sich als Kurs LH 88 aus Frankfurt kommend im…

Accident: Lufthansa A321 at Dusseldorf on Apr 4th 2016, fumes injure flight attendant

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AISE performing flight LH-88 from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf (Germany), was on approach to Dusseldorf’s runway 05R just moments before the gear was extended, when a smell of “old socks”, “sweaty feet” and “old nappies” was noticed by the occupants in the cabin, the passengers closed their air conditioning outlets in…

Two Germanwings flight attendants hospitalised ‘after collapsing and falling unconscious with carbon monoxide poisoning’ Mail on line – 8th June 2016

Cabin crew were on a Germanwings flight from Hamburg to Stuttgart Passengers reported they looked ‘unwell and had unclear, slow speech’ Both crew members allegedly collapsed and fell unconscious on landing The pair were taken to hospital and have been signed off ill from work  Germanwings denies that there was a carbon monoxide issue on…

Incident: Ryanair B738 near Cologne on June 7th 2016, fumes in cabin

A Ryanair Boeing 737-800, registration EI-FRB performing flight FR-5489 from Dusseldorf Niederrhein (Germany) to Porto (Portugal) with 185 people on board, was enroute at FL340 about 70nm southwest of Cologne/Bonn (Germany) already in Belgian Airspace when the crew decided to turn around and divert to Cologne reporting fumes on board. Emergency services in Cologne prepared…

Germanwings Airbus A-319 between Stuttgart and Hamburg on May 11th 2016, two cabin crew poisoned by carbon monoxide

A Germanwings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWZ (there are currently a total of zero reports registered for this aircraft and the airline Germanwings itself has been mentioned in 44 accidents or incidents) performing flight 4U-7048 from Hamburg to Stuttgart (Germany), was on approach to Stuttgart when the flight crew declared medical emergency reporting two cabin crew…