Tiger A320 near Melbourne on Dec 12th 2019, fumes in cabin

Last Update: December 12, 2019 / 20:18:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TT-644

Aircraft Registration
VH-XUH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Tigerair Australia Airbus A320-200, registration VH-XUH performing flight TT-644 from Adelaide,SA to Sydney,NS (Australia), was enroute at FL380 about 170nm northnorthwest of Melbourne when passengers complained about fumes on board, a number of them also complained about ear pain. The crew decided to turn south and divert to Melbourne, where the aircraft landed about 35 minutes after leaving FL380. Two passengers were taken to a hospital.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted as a precaution due to an unusual odour in the cabin. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-XUH
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
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ICAO Aircraft Type
FUSI
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 12, 2019

Classification
Accident

Flight number
TT-644

Aircraft Registration
VH-XUH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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