France E190 at Clermont-Ferrand on Sep 2nd 2022, pungent smell on board

Last Update: September 3, 2022 / 17:24:06 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7751

Aircraft Registration
F-HBLN

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

An Air France Embraer ERJ-190, registration F-HBLN performing flight AF-7751 from Clermont-Ferrand to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 64 passengers and 4 crew, was climbing out of Clermont's runway 08 when the crew stopped the climb at about 6500 feet reporting smell of smoke, a pungent odour on board. The aircraft returned to Clermont for a safe landing on runway 26 about 14 minutes after departure. Medical services assessed the passengers after landing back.

Passengers reported shortly after the aircraft became airborne a pungent odour became noticeable even through the Covid-19 FFP2 masks, a smell similiar to burning oil, the eyes were irritated and began stinging.

A replacement Embraer ERJ-170 registration F-HBXC reached Paris with a delay of 7:45 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-7751

Aircraft Registration
F-HBLN

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-190

ICAO Type Designator
E190

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