American B738 at Hartford on Feb 26th 2019, odour on board

Last Update: February 27, 2019 / 23:25:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2250

Aircraft Registration
N899NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An American Airlines Boeing 737-800, registration N899NN performing flight AA-2250 from Hartford,CT to Chicago O'Hare,IL (USA) with 93 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing out of Hartford's runway 33 when the crew stopped the climb at 4000 feet due to an unusual smell on board. The aircraft returned to Hartford for a safe landing on runway 33 about 14 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 6 hours, then departed again, climbed to a maximum of FL240 for the flight and reached Chicago with a delay of 5:50 hours.

The airline reported the return was prompted by an odour caused by a faulty air conditioning system.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 26, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-2250

Aircraft Registration
N899NN

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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