Accident: Delta MD90 near Tulsa on July 9th 2016, contaminated cabin air injures 9 passengers

A Delta Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-90, registration N955DN performing flight DL-1817 from Atlanta,GA to Denver,CO (USA) with 152 passengers, was enroute at FL300 about 80nm north of Tulsa,OK when a 12 passengers reported feeling unwell prompting the crew to divert to Tulsa for a safe landing about 20 minutes later. Several medical units responded, 9…

Toxic cockpit fumes that bring danger to the skies The Observer – 2006 – Ten years later…

Dozens of pilots have flown while dizzy, nauseous and suffering double vision on crowded passenger flights. The cause is contaminated air and it can strike without warning – but the cases have been kept from the public. Antony Barnett reports    Antony Barnett Sunday 26 February 2006 01.52 GMT Three weeks ago the pilot of a…

Incident: Austrian F100 at Vienna on July 8th 2016, smoke in cabin

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 100, registration OE-LVF performing flight OS-703 from Vienna (Austria) to Prague (Czech Republic), was climbing out of Vienna’s runway 29 when the crew stopped the climb at about 7000 feet and returned to Vienna for a safe landing on runway 11 about 11 minutes after departure. A listener on frequency reported…

MID-AIR DRAMA Mile-high emergency forces Aberdeen flight to turn back Smoke smelt on board forcing plane to double back- The Sun 8th July 2016

The plane was forced to turn round after people on board smelt smoke Follow Flight Information @FlightInfo_ Eastern Airways #T3722 from Norwich (NWI) to Aberdeen (ABZ) is returning to Norwich due to emergency on board 7:21 AM – 8 Jul 2016 But an emergency on board has forced the flight to turn back and return…

Incident: Saudia B773 near Brussels on June 30th 2016, smoke in cabin

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration HZ-AK25 performing flight SV-116 (dep Jun 29th) from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with 144 people on board and dangerous goods (mainly gasoline), was enroute at FL370 about 20nm south of Brussels (Belgium) when the crew decided to divert to Brussels reporting smoke in the cabin.…

Incident: Westjet B737 near Toronto on June19th 2016, strong fumes and haze in cabin

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GWBN performing flight WS-2626 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Saint Lucia (Saint Lucia) with 72 people on board, was climbing out of Toronto when a strong odour/strong fumes were noticed in the cabin associated with haze. The crew stopped the climb at about 10,000 feet reporting smoke in the cabin and…

Lufthansa Airbus A-340-300 at Chicago on Sep 28th 2015, fumes injure three flight attendants – updated 24.6.16

Last Update: 2016-06-27 14:40:38 GMT A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300, registration D-AIGT performing flight LH-437 (dep Sep 27th) from Chicago O’Hare,IL (USA) to Dusseldorf (Germany), was departing Chicago, when cabin crew in the aft cabin felt like lack of air with the aircraft still on the ground with all four flight attendants in the area suffering,…

2013 & 2015 Lufthansa fume events – 24th June 2016 update

Three Lufthansa fume event flights:- D AISB 7th June 2013 fume event here Accident: Lufthansa A321 near Berlin on Jun 7th 2013, three flight attendants injured by fumes D AIQL 14th August 2013 fume event here Accident: Lufthansa A320 enroute on Aug 14th 2013, three flight attendants injured by contaminated cabin air D AIUM 31st…

Nothing scares Hornet pilots more than losing oxygen — and it happens all the time. Navy Times – 11th May 2016

The third time the high-pitched alarm rang “deedle deedle” in the F/A-18F Super Hornet’s cockpit, it was clear that something with the air flowing into their regulators had gone horribly wrong. “That’s when I realize my lips were tingling, my fingers are tingling, and I’m like, ‘S—, man, something’s wrong,’ ” a Navy pilot recalled. “And the…