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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212854
Last updated: 26 March 2020
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Date:04-JUL-2018
Time:01:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8GJ (WL)
Owner/operator:SpiceJet
Registration: VT-SZB
C/n / msn: 39427/4225
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Ahmedabad -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Mumbai-Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM/VABB)
Destination airport:Delhi-Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL/VIDP)
Narrative:
SpiceJet flight SG160, a Boeing 737-800, diverted to Ahmedabad Airport (AMD/VAAH), India, following a loss of cabin pressure.
The aircraft departed Mumbai at 00:41 UTC and climbed to cruising altitude. During a cabin pressure issue developed. After reaching FL368 in the climb at 01:10 UTC, the flight crew initiated an emergency descent towards Ahmedabad. A safe landing was carried out at 01:40 UTC.

Sources:

https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/delhi-bound-spicejet-mumbai-to-delhi-plane-sg-160-makes-emergency-landing-at-ahmedabad-1877632
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vt-szb#1cffc2b6


Revision history:

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04-Jul-2018 08:55 harro Added

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