Incident: American B772 at London on July 12th 2016,smoke in cockpit

An American Airlines Boeing 777-200, registration N788AN performing flight AA-105 from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to New York JFK,NY (USA), was climbing out of Heathrow’s runway 27R when the crew stopped the climb at FL140 reporting smoke in the cockpit and returned to Heathrow for a safe landing on runway 27L about 30 minutes after departure.…

Aircraft: Air Conditioning Department for Transport written question – answered on 11th July 2016.

Lady Mar Lord Ahmad The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords) To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon on 20 June (HL503), on what basis they state that European Aviation Safety Agency certification standard 25.1309c does not require warning systems for engine oil…

Verdict expected soon on toxic air aboard jets – Business Travel – 05.09.02

By Byron Acohido, USA TODAY SEATTLE — Three Alaska Airlines managers conducted an extraordinary experiment on an MD-80 jet in 1996. Frustrated by complaints about noxious mists on MD-80 flights, the managers tried to recreate the problem on a jet parked inside a hangar. John Fowler, then chief of maintenance, ordered a mechanic to squirt…

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…

Informationen der BG Verkehr zum Thema Kabinenluft – Information of BG Verkehr about cabin air – 6th July 2016

Informationen der BG Verkehr zum Thema Kabinenluft Halbjahreszahlen zu Geruchsereignissen in Flugzeugen 06. Juli 2016 – Die BG Verkehr veröffentlich aktualisierte Fallzahlen Im Rahmen der Präventionsaktivitäten hat die BG Verkehr ihre Mitgliedsunternehmen ausdrücklich gebeten, alle Fälle von auffälligen Geruchsereignissen an Bord von Verkehrsflugzeugen per Unfallanzeige zu melden. Dabei handelt es sich sowohl um niederschwellige Ereignisse…