France B773 at Washington on Jul 25th 2022, pungent odour on board

Last Update: July 26, 2022 / 22:33:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 25, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-55

Aircraft Registration
F-GSQG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air France Boeing 777-300, registration F-GSQG performing flight AF-55 from Washington Dulles,DC (USA) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was climbing out of Washington when the crew stopped the climb at FL230 and requested to return to Washington's runway 19L reporting a pungent odour on board. The aircraft landed safely on runway 19L about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Washington about 23 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 25, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-55

Aircraft Registration
F-GSQG

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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