Austrian F100 at Frankfurt on Sep 14th 2015, problems with air conditioning system

Last Update: September 21, 2015 / 20:41:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-1103

Aircraft Registration
OE-LVH

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 100, registration OE-LVH performing flight OS-1103/LH-1103 from Salzburg (Austria) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 87 passengers and 4 crew, was on approach to Frankfurt when the crew reported problems with the air conditioning and requested emergency services on stand by. The aircraft continued for a safe landing and taxied to the apron, where emergency services attended to the aircraft.

A passenger reported that after landing the captain announced there had been "massive smoke" in the cockpit during the final approach, after reaching the parking position all power was shut down, no ground power supply active. Emergency services checked the aircraft, about 5 minutes later the passengers disembarked.

The airline reported that they can not confirm smoke development during the final approach, however, the crew observed a malfunction of the heat exchanger of the right hand air conditioning system. The crew continued for a safe landing without problems, taxied to the parking position and shut down all power as a precaution. Only then an electrical odour was noticed on the flight deck. Technicians were flown to Frankfurt to replace the defective part of the air conditioning system.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground until September 17th before resuming service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 14, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-1103

Aircraft Registration
OE-LVH

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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