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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) Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: South Australia Occurrence type: Fumes 
Release date: 19 January 2004 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Discontinued Occurrence category: Incident 
 Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Airbus Industrie 
Aircraft model: A330 
Aircraft registration: VH-QPA 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
 
 
 
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Last update 13 May 2014