Germanwings Flight 4U-7218 Unidentified Odor Sickens Passengers

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Germanwings Flight 4U-7218 flying from Hamburg to Stockholm was ascending toward cruising altitude when strange fumes onboard forced the pilot to make an emergency landing.

The fumes made passengers nauseous and caused respiratory problems. Nine passengers aboard the flight received medical treatment.

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Eight Injured after American Airlines Flight 383 Catches Fire

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American Airlines flight 383 was speeding down the runway for takeoff when one of its engine caught fire. The pilots quickly aborted takeoff, bringing the Boeing 767-300ER to a screeching halt.

3,000 feet away from the plane in a UPS warehouse was one of its engine turbines, which had been flung when the engine caught fire. No word on how that happened.

Seven passengers were injured in the accident. One being a flight attendant and the other seven being passengers.

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American Airlines Flight AA-569 Smokey Cabin

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American Airlines Flight AA-569 was en route to Toronto from Los Angeles when the flight made an emergency diversion to Denver after reports of smoke in the cabin.

The plane landed safely in Denver, though no word on the source of smoke. A report of this accident can be found here.

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Austrian Airlines Flight OE-LBF Old Sock Odor

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Austrian Airlines Flight OE-LBF was descending toward its final destination, Vienna, when crew members noticed the pungent smell of old socks fill the cabin.

Consequently the flight crew shut down the air conditioning system of the plane and opted for delta pressure RAM air to provide circulation.

The flight committed to the landing in Vienna and the plane was stationed there for 36 hours due to the incident. After after test flights of the aircraft, it resumed service.

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Lufthansa Flight LH-9923 has Oil Fumes During Flight

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As Lufthansa Flight LH-9923 descended toward its final destination, Frankfurt, oil fumes were noticed on board. The plane was coming from Croatia.

After landing, the Airbus A321-200 was stationed on the ground for 15 hours, but returned to full service after. An investigation of the incident was not opened by Germany’s federal aviation agency.

The Aviation Herald covered an article on this issue here.

The fumes were not an isolated incident. The day prior, the same aircraft flying from Frankfurt to Croatia had another fume incident.

When the fumes entered the aircraft, the first officer reported he felt increasingly unwell and dizzy. Upon landing, both the captain and the officer were checked in to the local hospital. A story on this event is found here.

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Jetblue Flight B6-275 has Smoke in Cabin Over the Atlantic

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Jetblue Airlines Flight B6-275 was en route to San Juan from Hartford when smoke entered the cabin as the plane was flying over the Atlantic.

Despite the smell of smoke getting stronger, the crew was unable to locate its source.

The crew then deployed oxygen masks and declared an emergency, conducting an emergency landing at the nearest airport John F. Kennedy, New York.

The A320-200 aircraft safely landed 37 minutes after it diverted course.

An article of this incident can be found here.

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Germanwings Flight 4U-8460 Fumes Sicken Cabin Crew

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Germanwings Flight 4U-8460 was flying from Berlin to London when the smell of hydraulic oil and jet fumes entered the cabin.

The smell of the fumes became stronger as the flight reached cruising altitude, and began affecting crew members. The crew developed symptoms such as disorientation, vertigo, and blurred vision. One crew member ended up vomiting.

The flight was then diverted to Berlin, 45 minutes after takeoff, and members of the crew were checked into the hospital.

An article of this incident can be found here.

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Lufthansa Air LH-1053 Fume Sickens 3

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Moments before takeoff on August 5 Lufthansa Air Flight LH-1053, heading from Paris to Frankfurt, had strong odors diffuse from the front to the end of the aircraft.

Despite the odor, the pilots decided to commit to the takeoff. Ten minutes into the air, flight attendants began reporting they felt increasingly sick.

By the time the flight landed in Frankfurt, all flight attendants reported feeling ill and were sent to the hospital. 81 days after the incident, all three crew members still remain on sick leave.

An article is available on the event here.

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British Airways Flight BA-286 Experiences Toxic Fumes

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25 people, involving 20 crew and 5 passengers, were hospitalized in Vancouver after toxic fumes filled the cabin of British Airways Flight BA-286. Among the affected were the 3 pilots responsible for manning the flight.

The Airbus A380-800 was traveling from San Francisco to London when during the flight passengers and crew began feeling ill. The flight declared a medical emergency and diverted to Calgary, Canada.

Upon landing, the plane was met by ambulances which took the 25 feeling ill to the hospital. None of those affected by the fumes were treated for smoke inhalation, however.

An article of this incident can be found here.

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“Cheesy Smell” on Ryanair Flight Report Released

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On September 18, 2014, Ryanair Flight FR-8352 deployed oxygen masks and made an emergency landing in London after reports of a “cheesy” smell in the cockpit.

In the event, the commanding pilot of the aircraft felt “something in the back of his throat” shortly after noticing the strange odor and declared an emergency. The first officer reported being unaffected by the fumes; however, the chief pilot took two weeks of sick leave to recover from the incident.

Investigators were unable to pinpoint the exact cause of the odor but maintain it was likely contamination in the plane’s air conditioning system.

A report released this year reveals the aircraft had numerous instances with strange odors filling the cockpit and cabin. A synopsis of the report is provided here.

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