Lingus A320 near Dublin on Apr 1st 2015, fumes on board

Last Update: April 1, 2015 / 23:18:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-660

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
EI-EDS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Aer Lingus Airbus A320-200, registration EI-EDS performing flight EI-660 from Dublin (Ireland) to Vienna (Austria) with 120 passengers, was climbing out of Dublin when the crew stopped the climb at FL270 reporting a strong acrid smell in the cockpit and cabin and decided to return to Dublin requesting emergency services on stand by. While descending towards Dublin the crew advised the fumes had dissipated somewhat after working the checklists. The aircraft landed safely about 35 minutes after departure.

The airline reported a technical issue prompted the captain to return to Dublin.

A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration EI-DEJ reached Vienna with a delay of 4.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Aer Lingus

Flight number
EI-660

Destination
Vienna, Austria

Aircraft Registration
EI-EDS

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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