Lufthansa A20N at Palma Mallorca on Mar 5th 2020, fumes in cockpit

Last Update: March 16, 2020 / 16:25:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1159

Aircraft Registration
D-AINH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200N, registration D-AINH performing flight LH-1159 from Palma Mallorca,SP (Spain) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany), was climbing out of Palma's runway 24R when the crew stopped the climb at FL140 reporting fumes in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Palma Mallorca for a safe landing on runway 24R about 23 minutes after departure.

A listener on frequency reported the crew advised they had fumes in the cockpit, after landing describing it as a "smell event". There were no injuries, however, medical assistance was requested as a precaution in case the status changed.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 27 hours, then positioned to Frankfurt. The aircraft remained on the ground in Frankfurt for another 19 hours before returning to service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 5, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1159

Aircraft Registration
D-AINH

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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