SAA A320 at Port Elizabeth on Feb 17th 2020, fumes in cabin

Last Update: February 17, 2020 / 22:18:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2020

Classification
Accident

Flight number
SA-405

Aircraft Registration
ZS-SZD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A SAA South African Airways Airbus A320-200, registration ZS-SZD performing flight SA-405 from Johannesburg to Port Elizabeth (South Africa), was on approach to Port Elizabeth when cabin crew noticed an unusual odour, two flight attendants began to feel unwell. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Port Elizabeth with emergency services on stand by.

The airline reported a paint smell was reported in the cabin just prior to landing, oxygen was administered to two flight attendants affected by the fumes. A full investigation was initiated.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Port Elizabeth for about 70 minutes, then departed for the return flight SA-410, landed in Johannesburg almost on schedule and is on the ground in Johannesburg since (about 9 hours after landing).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2020

Classification
Accident

Flight number
SA-405

Aircraft Registration
ZS-SZD

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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