Lingus A320 at Dublin on Mar 10th 2024, fumes on board

Last Update: March 12, 2024 / 15:11:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-166

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-DEM performing flight EI-166 from Dublin (Ireland) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was climbing out of Dublin when the crew stopped the climb at about FL280 reporting fumes on board of the aircraft - the crew did not don their oxygen masks. The aircraft returned to Dublin, the crew advised while still working the checklists the source of the fumes appeared to be the air conditioning system. The aircraft landed safely on Dublin's runway 10R about 40 minutes after departure, vacated the runway and taxied to the apron.

The crew subsequently went to a hospital for checks.

The airline confirmed fumes in the cabin and stated, that no one required medical assistance after landing.

The aircraft returned to service about 45.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-DEM
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 10, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-166

Aircraft Registration
EI-DEM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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