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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58620
Last updated: 2 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-202
Owner/operator:Qatar Airways
Registration: A7-ACM
C/n / msn: 849
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 194
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Kashi Airport (KHG) -   China
Phase: En route
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Osaka KIX
Destination airport:Doha - DOH
Flight QR821 encountered mechanical problems at about 06:35 above Urumqi, China. Media reports indicate that the crew made an emergency descent from a height of 11,000 meters to 2,000 meters in just five minutes, because of slow decompression in the passenger cabin, due to bleed air problems., forcing the crew to prepare for landing at 7:22a.m. at the airport of Kashi city, according to the airport administration. The flight landed in China uneventfully.



Photo of A7-ACM courtesy

Dublin (EIDW / DUB)
7 June 2013; (c) Fergal Goodman

Revision history:

05-Feb-2009 10:27 harro Added
02-Mar-2009 12:03 Anon. Updated

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