EasyJet, Smoke/Fumes aft of Galley

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZMH performing flight U2-5402 from Friedrichshafen (Germany) to London Gatwick,EN (UK), was descending towards London when a smell of smoke was detected in the aft galley. The flight crew declared PAN and continued for a safe landing on Gatwick's runway 26L. The UK's AAIB rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation. On Mar 9th 2017 the AAIB released their bulletin writing: Excessive cabin heat was reported on the left side of the rear galley approximately 20 minutes from the top of descent into London Gatwick, but no obvious cause was identified. At about ten miles from the threshold of Runway 26R, cabin crew reported

Blue Air Depressurization over Bucharest

A Blue Air Boeing 737-400, registration YR-BAR performing flight 0B-105 from Bucharest Otopeni (Romania) to Paris Beauvais (France), was climbing through FL330 out of Bucharest when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure and returned to Bucharest for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure. Romania's CIAS reported there were no injuries, the investigation board opened an investigation into the occurrence. The occurrence aircraft recently had another occurrence, which might be related to this one, see: Incident: Blue B734 near Bucharest on Oct 19th 2016, deafening noise in cockpit. The occurrence aircraft resumed service 23 hours after landing

Swiftair Avions de Transport Regional, First Officer Incapacitated

A Swiftair Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-200, registration EC-KJA performing flight WT-1275 from Belgrade (Serbia) to Cologne (Germany), was enroute at FL220 over Germany near Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the first officer became incapacitated. The captain diverted the aircraft to Frankfurt for a safe landing about 25 minutes later. Germany's BFU rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation. On Apr 4th 2017 the BFU reported in their December Bulletin, that the first officer noticed first symptoms of a flu-like infection after reaching cruise level, which increased over the next two hours. About 30nm southeast of Frankfurt enroute at FL220 the first officer s

Air Georgian Smoke/Fire

An Air Georgian Canadair CRJ-200, registration C-GOJA performing flight ZX-7376 from Toronto,ON (Canada) to Minneapolis,MN (USA), was climbing out of Toronto when flight deck and cabin began to fill with white smoke. The crew declared emergency and returned to Toronto for a safe landing on runway 05 about 12 minutes later. The Canadian TSB reported emergency services did not find any source of heat. The operator's maintenance found type IV de-icing fluid had gotten into the APU inlet during de-icing prior to takeoff causing the white smoke through the air vents. Source: http://avherald.com/h?article=4a305f39&opt=0

Flybe, Loss of Cabin Pressure

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration G-FLBB performing flight BE-455 from Manchester,EN to Jersey,CI (UK) with 23 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute at FL250 about 12nm west of Birmingham,EN (UK) about two minutes into cruise flight when the crew donned their oxygen masks and initiated an emergency descent to FL100 due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks did not deploy. The crew decided to continue the flight to Jersey at FL100 and landed safely at their destination about 55 minutes after leaving FL250. The United Kingdom's AAIB released their bulletin concluding the causes of the occurrence were: Technical cause The cause of the pressurisation problem wa

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