Lingus A320 near Dublin on Aug 30th 2019, odour on board

Last Update: August 30, 2019 / 20:58:20 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-776

Destination
Lanzarote, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-DVK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DVK performing flight EI-776 from Dublin (Ireland) to Lanzarote,CI (Spain), was enroute at FL360 about 170nm south of Dublin when the crew decided to return to Dublin advising ATC flight attendants had reported some odour in the passenger cabin. The crew subsequently advised they suspected the odour originated from the air conditioning system, no services were needed in Dublin. The aircraft burned off fuel and landed safely back in Dublin about 75 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to a technical issue.

A replacement A320-200 registration EI-DES reached Lanzarote with a delay of 6 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-776

Destination
Lanzarote, Spain

Aircraft Registration
EI-DVK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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