Cayman B738 at Grand Cayman on Dec 27th 2017, unidentified odour on board

Last Update: December 30, 2017 / 22:55:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 27, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KX-505

Aircraft Registration
VP-CNG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Cayman Airways Boeing 737-800, registration VP-CNG performing flight KX-505 from Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) to Grand Cayman (Cayman Islands), was descending through about 8000 feet on approach to Grand Cayman when the crew requested priority and emergency services on stand by reporting an unidentified odour in the cabin. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 08.

The airline confirmed the crew requested priority and emergency services on stand by due to an unidentified odour in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely. A maintenance inspection did not identify any defects or anomalies causing the odour, the aircraft was returned to service.

The aircraft returned to service about 14.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 27, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KX-505

Aircraft Registration
VP-CNG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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