KLM Cityhopper F70 near Amsterdam on Nov 20th 2012, odour in cabin

Last Update: November 20, 2012 / 14:19:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 20, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WA-1873

Aircraft Registration
PH-KZU

Aircraft Type
Fokker 70

ICAO Type Designator
F70

A KLM Cityhopper Fokker 70, registration PH-KZU performing flight WA-1873/KL-1873 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Stuttgart (Germany), was climbing out of Amsterdam when the crew stopped the climb at FL290 about 80nm eastsoutheast of Amsterdam due to a strange odour and unuusal noises in the cabin, the crew suspecting the odour might be the result of a bird strike during departure. The aircraft returned to Amsterdam for a safe landing on runway 18C about 40 minutes after departure, the crew indicated no further assistance was needed and taxied to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 20, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WA-1873

Aircraft Registration
PH-KZU

Aircraft Type
Fokker 70

ICAO Type Designator
F70

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