Lufthansa A346 near Shannon on Dec 3rd 2016, odour on board

Last Update: December 3, 2016 / 22:05:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-412

Aircraft Registration
D-AIHZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-600

ICAO Type Designator
A346

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-600, registration D-AIHZ performing flight LH-412 from Munich (Germany) to Newark,NJ (USA), was enroute at FL360 about 210nm westsouthwest of Shannon (Ireland) about to enter the Oceanic Crossing, when the crew decided to return to Munich reporting smell issues on board, a possibly electrical odour was detected on board of the aircraft. The aircraft dumped fuel for about 5-8 minutes shortly after turning around, climbed to FL370 for the flight back to Munich and landed safely on Munich's runway 08L about 145 minutes after turning around.

A passenger reported there were strange smells on board, about 2 hours into the flight the captain announced they were returning to Munich.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-412

Aircraft Registration
D-AIHZ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-600

ICAO Type Designator
A346

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