Easyjet A319 enroute on Sep 21st 2017, unidentified odour on board

Last Update: September 24, 2017 / 18:30:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-4545

Destination
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
G-EZFC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZFC performing flight U2-4545 from Berlin Schoenefeld (Germany) to Nice (France), was descending towards Nice when three members of the crew complained about head ache as result of an unidentified odour during the flight. The flight crew continued the flight for a safe landing on Nice's runway 22L. The three crew members were taken to hospitals.

Emergency services reported they were called to the aircraft for a number of members of the crew complaining about head ache following unidentified fumes on board. Emergency services considered carbon monoxide as a possible cause, however, when they arrived at the aircraft no abnormal measurements could be made. The injured crew members were examined at the airport and subsequently taken to hospitals for further examinations.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 28 hours, then performed the next day's return flight U2-4546 to Berlin Schoenefeld, remained on the ground in Schoenefeld for another 9 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 21, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-4545

Destination
Nice, France

Aircraft Registration
G-EZFC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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