Lufthansa A321 at Munich on Jun 29th 2018, odour in cockpit

Last Update: July 10, 2018 / 16:24:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2414

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIDA performing flight LH-2414 from Munich (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden), was climbing through FL250 when the crew reported an unusual odour in the cockpit, stopped the climb and decided to return to Munich for a safe landing on runway 26R about 20 minutes later.

The flight was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 8 hours, then returned to service.

On Jul 9th 2018 the airline reported ground staff found a leaking package to refill e-cigarettes in the forward cargo compartment, which was identified as source of the odour described like smell of bubble gum or dental practice.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 29, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2414

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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