KLM Cityhopper F70 near Amsterdam on Aug 31st 2014, odour on board

Last Update: August 31, 2014 / 22:43:40 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WA-1539

Aircraft Registration
PH-KZF

Aircraft Type
Fokker 70

ICAO Type Designator
F70

A KLM Cityhopper Fokker 70, registration PH-KZF performing flight WA-1539/KL-1539 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Durham Tees Valley,EN (UK), was enroute at FL250 over the North Sea about 100nm northwest of Amsterdam when the crew decided to return to Amsterdam due to a bad odour on board originating from the air conditioning systems. The crew subsequently donned their oxygen masks and declared PAN reporting the passengers were suffering from the odour, too. The aircraft landed safely on Amsterdam's runway 36C about 25 minutes later. After landing the crew indicated no further assistance was needed, the aircraft taxied to the apron.

The flight was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WA-1539

Aircraft Registration
PH-KZF

Aircraft Type
Fokker 70

ICAO Type Designator
F70

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