Lufthansa A321 near Munich on Jun 29th 2017, fumes in cabin

Last Update: July 24, 2017 / 23:04:30 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 29, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2045

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIDP performing flight LH-2045 from Berlin Tegel to Munich (Germany), was descending towards Munich, the flight attendants had already taken their seats, when a pungent odour of vomitus and engine oil occurred in the cabin prompting at least one flight attendant to don the smoke hood. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 26R. One flight attendant was taken to a hospital, where blood and urine samples were taken.

According to information The Aviation Herald received one flight attendant is still on sick leave issued by a pulmonary specialist and is estimated to remain on sick leave at least for another 4 weeks.

Germany's BFU reported on Jul 24th 2017, that the occurrence has been reported to the BFU, however, was not rated a serious incident or accident and is not being investigated.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for 13 hours, then resumed service.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 29, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-2045

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIDP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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