Lufthansa A319 at Naples and Munich on Jan 24th 2017, odour on board injures flight attendant

Last Update: January 30, 2017 / 21:56:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1931

Departure
Naples, Italy

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AILY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

A Lufthansa Airbus A319-100, registration D-AILY performing flight LH-1931 from Naples (Italy) to Munich (Germany), was preparing for departure from Naples prior to boarding when a strong chemical odour was noticed on board. Following boarding, while taxiing out for departure, the intensity of the odour increased and changed to become similiar to old socks. Following takeoff the intensity of the odour decreased but remained present throughout the flight. Descending towards Munich the odour became stronger again. The aircraft landed safely on Munich's runway 26L about 80 minutes after departure from Naples.

A flight attendant however needed medical care following the flight and is still on sick leave standing Jan 28th.

Germany's BFU reported that the occurrence was reported to them immediately, further information was collected leading to the occurrence being rated an incident, no investigation has been opened.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 24, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-1931

Departure
Naples, Italy

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AILY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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