FUME EVENT: Air Canada A319 at Bermuda on Sep 13th 2014, reports of fumes on board

An Air Canada Airbus A319-100, registration C-GITP performing flight AC-942 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Bermuda (Bermuda) with 88 people on board, was descending towards Bermuda Airport when approach control queried the crew stating tower had called them about sick passengers on board and asking whether there was an emergency in progress, the crew replied “negative”.…

FUME EVENT: Same aircraft; two fume events in two days

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRE performing flight LH-1132 from Frankfurt/Main (Germany) to Barcelona,SP (Spain), was descending towards Barcelona when a smell of old socks was detected in cabin and cockpit prompting the crew to don their oxygen masks. Read the full incident report A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRE […] was decending towards Frankfurt…

FUME EVENT: Sydney, AUS., oil fumes in cabin

A Tiger Airways Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VNG performing flight TT-517 from Brisbane,QL to Melbourne,VI (Australia), was enroute at FL360 about 150nm northwest of Sydney,NS (Australia) when both crew donned their oxygen masks reporting they had constant suspected oil smell in the cabin, they were both on oxygen, and decided to divert to Sydney. The crew…

FUME EVENT: Smoke prompts plane evacuation in Italy

A plane was evacuated on Monday evening moments before take-off from an Italian airport, after passengers noticed smoke filling the air. Smoke came through air vents on the Meridiana flight as passengers awaited takeoff at Olbia airport, in northern Sardinia, La Stampa reported. The smoke reportedly caused panic among the 165 passengers who began to…