Aircraft: Air Conditioning – Q&A BA 286 House of Lords 21.11.16

The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords) To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) discussed the emergency diversion of flight BA 286 to Vancouver on 25 October with the Aircraft Commander or any of the crew before deciding not to investigate reports of “toxic fumes” and…

Incident: Qatar B773 near Zurich on Nov 19th 2016, smoke on the flight deck

A Qatar Airways Boeing 777-300, registration A7-BAO performing flight QR-778 (dep Nov 18th) from Miami,FL (USA) to Doha (Qatar), was enroute at FL350 about 15nm northeast of Zurich (Switzerland) when the crew reported smoke on the flight deck and requested to divert to Zurich with CATIII ILS available for runway 16. ATC reported that only…

Exposure to fumes – Reality of Deployment of Aircraft Oxygen Systems. By a Former Senior Airline Training Captain diagnosed with Aerotoxic Syndrome – 20.11.16

By a Former Senior Airline Training Captain diagnosed with Aerotoxic Syndrome – 20.11.16 Exposure to fumes Reality of Deployment of Aircraft Oxygen Systems. The first point of note in the event of in flight use of flight crew oxygen is that the supply is limited (nominally 15-20 minutes at full flow required for a fume…

Incident: Berlin A320 near Palma Mallorca on Nov 6th 2016, fumes in cabin – AV Herald

An Air Berlin Airbus A320-200, registration D-ABZN performing flight AB-7520 from Munich (Germany) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain), was descending towards Palma Mallorca, when cabin crew noticed the odour of old socks in the aft and forward cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on Mallorca’s runway 24R. Following landing cabin and flight crew went…

“Fume Events” What happens when smoke smells in the aircraft cockpit – Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger – 16.11.16

Google translation:- Cologne – First, everything looked like a normal process. At 13.36 clock the Boeing 737 on this Wednesday afternoon at the beginning of October from the airport Münster / Osnabrück. On board 118 passengers, destination: Malaga. Normally the flight time to the Spanish coastal town is about three hours. After only about 45…

Aircraft: Air Conditioning – Department for Transport written question – answered on 17th November 2016

The Countess of Mar Deputy Chairman of Committees, Deputy Speaker (Lords) To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the light of reports by the pilot that British Airways Flight BA286 from San Francisco to London was diverted to Vancouver because of “toxic gas-type fumes” in the cabin, whether the Air Accident Investigations Branch intends to investigate…