Easyjet A319 near Manchester on Feb 17th 2015, smell of fumes

Last Update: February 17, 2015 / 23:17:46 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-1877

Destination
Bilbao, Spain

Aircraft Registration
G-EZFB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Easyjet Airbus A319-100, registration G-EZFB performing flight U2-1877 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Bilbao,SP (Spain), was climbing out of Manchester when the crew donned their oxygen masks and stopped the climb at about FL165 reporting a smell of fumes and returned to Manchester for a safe landing on runway 23R about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration G-EZUG reached Bilbao with a delay of 3 hours.

The airline confirmed smell of fumes on board of the aircraft prompted the return to Manchester.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 17, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Easyjet

Flight number
U2-1877

Destination
Bilbao, Spain

Aircraft Registration
G-EZFB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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