Delta A319 near Indianapolis on Oct 1st 2018, fume or odour in cockpit

Last Update: October 2, 2018 / 20:57:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2848

Aircraft Registration
N341NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Delta Airlines Airbus A319-100, registration N341NB performing flight DL-2848 from Detroit,MI to Saint Louis,MO (USA) with 116 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 60nm north of Indianapolis,IN (USA) when the crew donned their oxygen masks and decided to divert to Indianapolis reporting fumes or odour in the cockpit. The aircraft landed safely on Indianapolis' runway 23R about 20 minutes after leaving FL360.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted as a precaution due to an odour in the flight deck area.

A replacement A320-200 registration N333NW continued the flight and reached Saint Louis with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service 21 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 1, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
DL-2848

Aircraft Registration
N341NB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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