Lufthansa A333 near Larnaca on Jul 20th 2017, unusual odour in cabin

Last Update: July 20, 2017 / 21:36:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-608

Aircraft Registration
D-AIKC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300, registration D-AIKC performing flight LH-608 from Munich (Germany) to Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) with 186 passengers, was enroute at FL390 about 90nm west of Larnaca (Cyprus) when the crew decided to divert to Larnaca due to unusual odour in the cabin. The aircraft landed safely on Larnaca's runway 22 about 18 (!) minutes later and stopped on the runway.

The airline reported the crew diverted due to an unusual odour in the cabin, the passengers disembarked normally. The aircraft is currently being examined, it is being checked whether the removal of the coffeemaker would permit continuation of the flight.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 20, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-608

Aircraft Registration
D-AIKC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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