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One of the sites I check each day, both for curiosity and for finding out what is going on with the industry safety wise, is The Aviation Herald at www.avherald.com. The other day they had this post about a Lufthansa flight. It said: “Incident: Lufthansa A320 near Copenhagen on Aug 30th 2013, smelly carpet By Simon Hradecky, created Friday, Aug 30th 2013 21:38Z, last updated Friday, Aug 30th 2013 21:38Z A Lufthansa Airbus A320-200, registration D-AIZE performing flight LH-809 from Stockholm (Sweden) to Frankfurt/Main (Germany) with 129 passengers, was enroute at FL360 about 85nm northeast of Copenhagen (Denmark) when the crew decided to divert to Copenhagen due to a strong odour on board. The aircraft landed safely on runway 22L about 15 minutes later. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights. Maintenance determined that the odour originated from a newly installed carpet. The incident aircraft departed Copenhagen after about 2.5…

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