US Airways A321 near Phoenix on Apr 15th 2013, unusual odour on board

Last Update: April 16, 2013 / 12:45:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 15, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
US Airways

Flight number
US-797

Aircraft Registration
N191UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A US Airways Airbus A321-200, registration N191UW performing flight US-797 from Philadelphia,PA to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was enroute at FL340 about 80nm north of Phoenix,AZ (USA) when the crew reported an unusual odour on board of the aircraft and decided to divert to Phoenix for a safe landing about 20 minutes later.

The remainder of the flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The cause of the odour is being investigated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 15, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
US Airways

Flight number
US-797

Aircraft Registration
N191UW

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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