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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 167842
Last updated: 4 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:TAP Air Portugal
Registration: CS-TQD
C/n / msn: 870
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 72
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Paris-Orly Airport (ORY) -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Lisbon Airport (LIS)
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS)
TAP Flight TP668 was en route from Lisbon, Portugal to Amsterdam, the Netherlands when it was forced to make an emergency descent over France. The descent was initiated from FL380 at 00:49, reaching 5600 feet at 00:59. A safe landing was carried out on Paris-Orly's runway 24 at 01:06.
TAP reported that the emergency was due to a "technical problem with the air conditioning".





Photo of CS-TQD courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
26 March 2018; (c) Pertti Sipilä

Revision history:

09-Jul-2014 09:28 harro Added
09-Jul-2014 09:32 harro Updated [Date, Time, Cn, Embed code, Narrative]
09-Jul-2014 09:34 harro Updated [Source, Embed code]
09-Jul-2014 09:45 harro Updated [Total occupants, Embed code]
10-Jul-2014 07:10 harro Updated [Narrative]

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