Level A320 at Vienna on Sep 25th 2019, unusual odour on board

Last Update: September 25, 2019 / 19:58:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 25, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VK-6000

Aircraft Registration
OE-LVR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Level Austria Airbus A320-200, registration OE-LVR performing flight VK-6000 from Vienna (Austria) to Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Vienna when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to return to Vienna reporting an unusual odour on board. The aircraft landed safely on Vienna's runway 34 about 40 minutes after departure.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned due to an unusual odour. The flight was postponed to late night Sep 25th 2019, the return flight VK-6001 will depart on Sep 26th 2019 with a delay of estimated 15 hours.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 7 hours, then returned to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 25, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VK-6000

Aircraft Registration
OE-LVR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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