Report a Fume or "Odour" Event
A fume event can be anything from visible (white) fumes, to various strengths of "smells" comparable to: wet dog, vomit, electrical smell, oil /burning smell, sweaty feet/gym shoes, chemical smell. Symptoms can occur immediately and could be: go to symptoms.
If you are a pilot, flight attendant or air crew member and you experience an oil fume/ toxic fumes event on board a passenger aircraft then you have a mandatory duty to report it. If you are a passenger and experience an oil fume event then you have a public health duty to report the incident.
Examples: (Note: can be raised with other aviation authorities as well)
There are a number of fume events on board passenger aircraft every year including those we have documented below from 2017.
You can find all reported and investigated fume event incidences at the Aviation Herald