Aviation safety investigations & reports

Airbus Industrie A330-300, VH-QPA

Investigation number:
Status: Discontinued


Preliminary investigation was undertaken into a category 4 occurrence where fumes were detected in an Airbus A330-300 fare paying passenger flight and the crew diverted to Adelaide. Subsequent inspection by maintenance personnel showed no evidence of fire or burning and there have been no reports during subsequent flights.

Status: Downgraded the occurrence to category 5 and investigation discontinued.

General details
Date: 19 January 2004   Investigation status: Discontinued  
Time: 0    
Location   (show map): Adelaide, (VOR)    
State: South Australia   Occurrence type: Fumes  
Release date: 19 January 2004   Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Discontinued   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie  
Aircraft model A330  
Aircraft registration VH-QPA  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Last update 13 May 2014