Austrian DH8D at Stuttgart on May 9th 2019, oily odour in cockpit
Last Update: May 17, 2019 / 19:35:52 GMT/Zulu time
Austrianwings reported passengers also briefly felt a strange odour in the cabin.
The airline reported the flight crew noticed an unusual odour. The cause of this odour was the leakage of a small quantity of oil. Flight crew and one cabin crew donned their oxygen masks/smoke hoods as precaution and returned to Stuttgart. All passengers disembarked normally and were rebooked onto other flights.
The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 196 hours (8 days and 4 hours) after landing.
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