4.2 Smoke/Fumes in the Cabin

Training Objective:

The crew member will be able to identify the hazards associated with fumes and/or smoke in the cabin, potential sources and the established procedures if fumes and/or smoke are detected in the cabin in flight or on the ground.


Crew Member Responsibilities

4.2A General

4.2A.1 Identify the possible sources of fumes and smoke in the cabin.

4.2B Crew Member Responsibilities

4.2B.1 List the crew communication procedures associated with smoke/fumes in the cabin including how to notify the pilot-in-command of the situation and what information is required.

4.2B.2 Describe the procedures for dealing with smoke/fumes in the cabin including locating the source, crew coordination, passengers breathing comfort, and preparation for rapid deplanement or evacuation.

4.2B.3 Describe the authority of the pilot-in-command to relocate passengers if smoke/fumes are present in the cabin and when this decision may be made.

4.2B.4 Describe "smoke removal" and smoke control, and the associated procedures on the operator's aircraft types as applicable and in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications, including crew communication and coordination and advice to passengers.