Lufthansa A333 near Edinburgh on Apr 22nd 2018, unusual odour on board

Last Update: April 22, 2018 / 17:59:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-428

Aircraft Registration
D-AIKA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKA performing flight LH-428 from Munich (Germany) to Charlotte,NC (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 75nm southsoutheast of Edinburgh,SC (UK) when the crew descended the aircraft to FL150 and decided to return to Munich reporting an electrical odour in the cabin. The odour dissipated after power was disconnected. The aircraft landed safely in Munich about 2.5 hours after leaving FL360.

The airline confirmed a temporary unusal odour on board prompting the precautionary return to Munich. A replacement aircraft is going to take the passengers to Charlotte.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-428

Aircraft Registration
D-AIKA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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