Easyjet Europe A320 near Porto on Jan 21st 2022, odour on board

Last Update: January 22, 2022 / 23:54:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 21, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-4441

Departure
Lyon, France

Destination
Porto, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
OE-IJI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Easyjet Europe Airbus A320-200, registration OE-IJI performing flight U2-4441 from Lyon (France) to Porto (Portugal), was in the initial descent towards Porto leaving FL390 when the crew noticed some unidentified odour in the cabin and cockpit prompting the flight crew to don their oxygen masks and work the related checklists, the smell however peristed, cabin crew felt abnormal taste and nausea until after landing on Porto's runway 17 about 30 minutes later. Once the doors were opened, the smell and symptoms dissipated.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Porto for about 6:15 hours, then resumed service, flew another rotation to Lyon (U2-4444 and U2-4443). After landing in Porto the aircraft is still on the ground about 28 hours later.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
OE-IJI
Country of Registration
Austria
Manufacturer
Airbus Industries
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Main Operator
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 21, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
U2-4441

Departure
Lyon, France

Destination
Porto, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
OE-IJI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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