British Airways A320 Reports Fumes in Flight Deck and Cabin

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A British Airways Airbus A320-200, performing flight BA-993 from Berlin Tegel (Germany) to London Heathrow (UK), reported fumes in flight deck and cabin.

  • Aircraft was enroute at FL360 near Amsterdam when the crew reported that there had been fumes briefly on the flight deck, which quickly dissipated, however, strong fumes occurred in the cabin prompting cabin crew to don their smoke hoods, one cabin crew became sick.
  • The aircraft continued to London for a safe landing on runway 27R.
  • The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground at Heathrow Airport for about 26 hours, then resumed service.