THY A332 near Istanbul on Mar 5th 2023, durian return
Last Update: March 8, 2023 / 19:31:06 GMT/Zulu time
Istanbul Airport reported cabin crew noticed noticed the odour, a sensor detecting bad gasses in the cargo bay activated. The crew returned to Istanbul. Upon inspection of the aircraft it was determined Durian fruit, tropical delicacies which however emit pungent odour when ripe, caused the odour and sensor activation.
The passengers boarded a replacement aircraft, which reached Barcelona with a delay of 5.5 hours.
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