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Air Greenland Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Iceland

Air Greenland flight GL-784 made an emergency landing in Keflavik, Iceland, on July 3rd.

The Airbus A330-200 plane heading from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, to Copenhagen, Denmark, was diverted after an unusual odor was noticed in the galley.

The plane landed safely. All one hundred and forty-six passengers aboard remained unharmed.

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Greenland Flight Cancels Due to Smoke, Chemical Fumes

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What: Air Greenland de Havilland Dash 7-100 en route from Ilulissat to Upernavik
Where: Ilulissat
When: Jan 11th 2012
Who: 27 passengers and 3 crew
Why: After takeoff from Ilulissat, smoke developed in the lavatory, cabin and cockpit and the fire detector went off The flight returned to Ilulissat where they made a safe landing.

No smoke or fire was detected in the cabin, but on inspection, the high pressure bleed air on both left engines did not work.

Additionally, unidentified chemical fumes evaporated in to the air conditioning system.

Maintenance believes the problem has been corrected.

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