American B763 over Atlantic on Aug 20th 2018, odour in cabin

Last Update: August 20, 2018 / 22:13:45 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-95

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N384AA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

An American Airlines Boeing 767-300, registration N384AA performing flight AA-95 from Madrid,SP (Spain) to New York JFK,NY (USA) with 170 people on board, was enroute at FL330 over the Atlantic Ocean about 390nm southwest of Shannon (Ireland) when the crew donned their oxygen masks and reported an unknown odour on board, several passengers and crew felt sick, ambulances for 6 people were needed. The aircraft diverted to Shannon for a safe landing on Shannon's runway 24 about one hour later.

The airline confirmed the aircraft diverted to Shannon due to an unknown odour on board, a number of passengers and crew needed medical assessment due to feeling unwell, however, nobody needed to be transported to a hospital.

The remainder of the flight was postponed to the next day while the aircraft is being checked at Shannon.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-95

Departure
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
N384AA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 767-300

ICAO Type Designator
B763

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