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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 212143
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Date:02-JUN-2018
Time:13:36 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214
Owner/operator:Flynas
Registration: VP-CXF
C/n / msn: 1942
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:near Qassim -   Saudi Arabia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Madinah-Mohammad Bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED/OEMA)
Destination airport:Dammam-King Fahad International Airport (DMM/OEDF)
Narrative:
Flynas flight XY702 was en route at FL330 when a rapid change of cabin pressure was followed by ECAM WARN (CAB PR EXCESS CAB ALT). Cabin passenger oxygen masks were deployed. Cabin altitude was rising rapidly, the flight performed emergency descent to 10000 ft, MAYDAY was declared and squawked 7700. The flight diverted to Qassim, Saudi Arabia (ELQ/OEGS) and landed safely.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/incident-grave-de-lairbus-a320-immatricule-vp-cxf-et-exploite-par-flynas-survenu-le-02062018-en-c/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vp-cxf#1195fe5b


Revision history:

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14-Jun-2018 16:28 harro Added

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