“Her voice cracking and mind still racing, Martha Hart recounted a frantic text she wrote Friday night no one ever wants to send or receive.
“Something is wrong with the plane and I love you,” it read.
The Calgary philanthropist sent it to both her kids in the harrowing minutes after takeoff of Air Canada flight 623 to Toronto from Halifax Friday night, where she was visiting her son, Oje, at university.
With a pungent smell in the cabin evident moments before takeoff, genuine concern took over all 66 passengers as the plane struggled to gain altitude….”
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NO report available on AvHerald – only around 4% of fume event flights are reported – as aircrew must rely on their noses to detect oil fumes and most are fearful for their jobs.
Av Herald report now available (13th January 2016)….here.
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