Incident: Germania B737 near Muenster on Oct 5th 2016, smell of smoke in cockpit -5th October 2016

A Germania Boeing 737-700, registration D-AGEL performing flight ST-3108 from Muenster (Germany) to Malaga,SP (Spain) with 118 passengers and 5 crew, had just levelled off at cruise level FL350 when the crew reported the smell of smoke in the cockpit and decided to return to Muenster. The aircraft landed safely on Muenster’s runway 07 about…

Kontaminierte Kabinenluft: Brisante Doku nun auf DVD – Austrian Wings – 3rd October 2016

Die Dokumentation „UNGEFILTERT EINGEATMET – DIE WAHRHEIT ÜBER DAS AEROTOXISCHE SYNDROM“ des Investigativ-Journalisten Tim van Beveren ist jetzt auch auf DVD verfügbar und kann hier bestellt werden.   Dieser Film ist – so Tim van Beveren – die erste investigative Dokumentation ihrer Art über eine der Schattenseiten einer ansonsten glamourösen Industrie. Er beschäftigt sich mit…

Final report to Fume event: Toxic oil vapors in Q400 AUA – Austrian Wings – 27th September 2016

To read the full report click bmvit_86-069_abschlussbericht  (German only) Google translation: AUA Offered passengers and crew after the incident no medical examination to On May 6, 2015, came aboard the Bombardier Q400 with the registration OE-LGA to search a massive smoke in the cockpit and cabin, dass die pilot Decided to turn back to Vienna…

Qantas plane evacuated in Perth – CNN – 23rd September 2016

(CNN)Australia’s Perth airport was at the center of a dramatic airplane evacuation Friday after the cockpit and passenger cabin began to fill with fumes and smoke. The Qantas Link Fokker 100 flight was traveling from Newman to Perth with 97 passengers and five crew on board. Emergency services were on the scene when the plane…

Incident: Jetstar A320 near Brisbane on Sep 22nd 2016, haze in cabin, engine shut down in flight

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VFY performing flight JQ-956 from Sydney,NS to Cairns,QL (Australia), was enroute at FL340 about 240 southwest of Brisbane,QL (Australia) when haze began to invade the cabin, the cabin lights began to flicker and scraping sounds occurred. The crew shut the right hand engine (V2527) down and diverted to Brisbane for…

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…

Contaminated cabin air : ” The captain of Hannover ” Austrian Wings – 18th September 2016

To read the full report click here and a longer version here Google translation below: A Member of Parliament with fictitious law degree, a nurse as a cruise ship’s doctor, a draftsman as a senior fire protection engineer at the BER construction site, and now a technical employee of a university administration as senior scientist on…

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…