Investigation number
199702276
Occurrence date
Location
Epping, Locator
Report release date
Report status
Final
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation status
Completed
Aviation occurrence type
Flight crew incapacitation
Occurrence category
Incident
Highest injury level
Minor

The Bureau of Air Safety Investigation recommends that:

R990052

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority, in conjunction with the
aircraft manufacturer, British Aerospace Plc, address deficiencies
that permit the entry of fumes into the cockpit and cabin areas of
BAe146 aircraft. These deficiencies should be examined by the
regulatory authority as part of its responsibilities for initial
certification and continued airworthiness of the BAe 146
aircraft.

R990053

British Aerospace Plc liaise with the engine manufacturer
AlliedSignal to investigate failures within the engine that result
in fumes entering the cockpit and cabin areas of BAe146
aircraft.

Aircraft Details
Departure point
Sydney NSW
Destination
Melbourne, VIC
Model
BAe 146
Serial number
E3198
Registration
VH-NJF
Operation type
Air Transport High Capacity
Damage
Nil
Manufacturer
British Aerospace PLC
Departure time
2310 hours EST
Crew Details
Class of Licence
Hours on Type
3400
Hours Total
14350