Incident: Saudia B773 near Brussels on June 30th 2016, smoke in cabin

A Saudi Arabian Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration HZ-AK25 performing flight SV-116 (dep Jun 29th) from London Heathrow,EN (UK) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with 144 people on board and dangerous goods (mainly gasoline), was enroute at FL370 about 20nm south of Brussels (Belgium) when the crew decided to divert to Brussels reporting smoke in the cabin.…

Incident: Westjet B737 near Toronto on June19th 2016, strong fumes and haze in cabin

A Westjet Boeing 737-700, registration C-GWBN performing flight WS-2626 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Saint Lucia (Saint Lucia) with 72 people on board, was climbing out of Toronto when a strong odour/strong fumes were noticed in the cabin associated with haze. The crew stopped the climb at about 10,000 feet reporting smoke in the cabin and…

Lufthansa Airbus A-340-300 at Chicago on Sep 28th 2015, fumes injure three flight attendants – updated 24.6.16

Last Update: 2016-06-27 14:40:38 GMT A Lufthansa Airbus A340-300, registration D-AIGT performing flight LH-437 (dep Sep 27th) from Chicago O’Hare,IL (USA) to Dusseldorf (Germany), was departing Chicago, when cabin crew in the aft cabin felt like lack of air with the aircraft still on the ground with all four flight attendants in the area suffering,…

EASA Testing cabin air…

One might imagine that testing the cabin air of a jet airliner would be a straightforward exercise. After all, every now and then the air is contaminated with jet engine oil which can easily get into the bleed air – as a fundamental design flaw. EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) are presently testing the cabin…

Nothing scares Hornet pilots more than losing oxygen — and it happens all the time. Navy Times – 11th May 2016

The third time the high-pitched alarm rang “deedle deedle” in the F/A-18F Super Hornet’s cockpit, it was clear that something with the air flowing into their regulators had gone horribly wrong. “That’s when I realize my lips were tingling, my fingers are tingling, and I’m like, ‘S—, man, something’s wrong,’ ” a Navy pilot recalled. “And the…

Incident: Eurowings A319 at Cologne on June 22nd 2016, fumes in cockpit

An Eurowings Airbus A319-100, registration D-AGWJ performing flight 4U-24 from Cologne/Bonn to Berlin Tegel (Germany) with 116 people on board, was in the initial climb out of Cologne’s runway 14L when the crew donned their oxygen masks and decided to return to Cologne reporting fumes on the flight deck. The aircraft levelled off at 2000…

Aircraft: Air Conditioning Department for Transport written question – answered on 20th June 2016.

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 27 April (HL7764), whether or not European Aviation Safety Agency certification standard 25.1309c, which requires warning systems for any unsafe operating system, applies to engine oil that leaks…