Event Details

Title:Noxious fumes, Boeing 757-236, G-CPET, March 10, 2006
Micro summary:Following engine start, the flight crew felt ill.
Event Time:2006-03-10 at 0810 UTC
File Name:2006-03-10-UK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Publishing Country:United Kingdom
Report number:EW/G2006/03/09
Site of event:London Heathrow Airport
Departure:London Heathrow Airport, London, England, United Kingdom
Airplane Type(s):Boeing 757-236
Flight Phase:Taxi
Operator(s):British Airways
Type of flight:Revenue
Serious Injuries:0
Other Injuries:0
Executive Summary:After engine start, the crew were aware of an unusual odour in the cockpit and both started to feel unwell. Investigation suggested that a suspect oil leakage in the left engine may have been responsible for the smell.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Cabin or Cockpit Smoke
Operations - Pilot incapacitation
Close match:Contaminated air, Incident onboard aircraft SE-DRE during flight between Stockholm and Malmö, M county, Sweden, on 12 November 1999
Pilot incapacitation, BAe 146-300, G-JEBA, February 2, 2006


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