Jetstar A320 near Solomon on Jun 2nd 2015, fumes in cabin

Last Update: June 2, 2015 / 13:37:13 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2015

Classification
Incident

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-VFV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VFV performing charter flight JQ-2933 from Solomon,WA to Perth,WA (Australia) with 87 people on board, was climbing out of Solomon Airport when an odour of burning rubber was noticed in the aft cabin prompting the crew to stop the climb at about FL150 and return to Solomon Airport for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure. Emergency services did not detect any trace of fire, heat or smoke, the odour had subsided by the time of landing.

The aircraft is still on the ground 13 hours later.

Another flight made an intermediate stop at Solomon to take a number of passengers to Perth, a replacement aircraft is estimated to take the other passengers to Perth later the day.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2015

Classification
Incident

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-VFV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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