ANA B788 near Okinawa on Dec 15th 2017, fumes in cockpit and cabin

Last Update: December 16, 2017 / 18:13:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NH-805

Aircraft Registration
JA832A

ICAO Type Designator
B788

An ANA All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-800, registration JA832A performing flight NH-805 from Tokyo Narita (Japan) to Bangkok (Thailand) with 242 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 90nm north of Okinawa (Japan) when the crew decided to divert to Okinawa reporting an unusual odour in cockpit and cabin. A passenger, an elderly non-Japanese lady was suffering from pain in her eyes. The aircraft landed safely on Okinawa's runway 36 about 22 minutes after leaving FL380. The elderly lady was taken to a hospital.

The airline confirmed an unusual odour on board, a malfunction of the air conditioning system is being suspected, the aircraft is being examined.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Okinawa about 30 hours after landing in Okinawa.

A replacement Boeing 787-800 registration JA808A was dispatched to Okinawa as NH-9373, resumed the flight the following day as NH-805D and reached Bangkok with a delay of about 19.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 15, 2017

Classification
Accident

Flight number
NH-805

Aircraft Registration
JA832A

ICAO Type Designator
B788

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