Serious incident Boeing 717-231 VH-NXM,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 316229
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Date:Tuesday 6 June 2023
Time:21:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B712 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 717-231
Registration: VH-NXM
MSN: 55094/5084
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Hobart Airport, TAS (HBA) -   Australia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Hobart Airport, TAS (HBA/YMHB)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Qantas flight QF1541, a Boeing 717-231, was passing 3,000 ft on approach to Hobart (HBA) when the captain noticed a chlorine-type smell and shortly after assessed themselves as unable to continue as pilot flying due to the onset of hypoxia-like symptoms. The first officer took over as pilot flying. The first officer later reported that they started to feel the onset of deleterious symptoms on short final. The aircraft landed without further incident.


Revision history:

30-Jun-2023 06:58 harro Added
30-Jun-2023 06:59 harro Updated

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