Cathay Pacific flight heading to Penang forced to return to Hong Kong over ‘unusual smell’ in plane cabin

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Cathay Pacific said passengers on the flight were offered access to a lounge at the airport and given meal coupons.  (Photo: Yik Yeung-man)

Cathay Pacific stated passengers on the flight have been supplied entry to a lounge on the airport and given meal coupons. (Photo: Yik Yeung-man)

A Cathay Pacific Airways flight sure for Penang, Malaysia was forced to return to Hong Kong after reviews of an “uncommon scent” in the plane’s cabin after takeoff.

Flight CX 633 was scheduled to go away the town on Sunday at 8.15am and arrive in Penang at 12.05pm.

“[The flight] made a precautionary return to Hong Kong in accordance with normal process after receiving a report of an uncommon scent in the cabin after take-off,” the Hong Kong flag provider stated.

The Airbus A330 plane returned to Hong Kong International Airport at 8.53am and no passengers or crew have been injured, in accordance to the airline.

Cathay Pacific stated passengers on the flight have been supplied entry to a lounge on the airport and given meal coupons, including that the group could be flown out on one other plane at 12.30pm.

He stated a full inspection of the plane in query could be carried out quickly.

In October final 12 months, a Cathay flight en route to Madrid, Spain was known as again to Hong Kong due to a “system anomaly” involving the plane.

In one other incident throughout the identical month, a Japan-bound flight carrying greater than 290 passengers returned to the town after a cargo door on the plane was “discovered unlocked”.

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