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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214463
Last updated: 24 September 2018
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Date:15-AUG-2018
Time:23:27 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B733 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-376BDSF
Owner/operator:Qantas
Registration: VH-XMO
C/n / msn: 23488/1352
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:19 km N of Narrandera, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Brisbane International Airport, QLD (BNE/YBBN)
Destination airport:Melbourne-Tullamarine Airport, VIC (MEL/YMML)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Narrative:
The ATSB is investigating a depressurisation and crew incapacitation involving a Boeing 737-300 cargo plane, VH-XMO, near Narrandera NSW, 15 August 2018.
During cruise at FL260, the crew of flight QF7335 received a wing body overheat warning resulting in a reduction of cabin pressure. The crew donned oxygen and descended to 10,000 ft. The First Officer was subsequently incapacitated and the Captain descended to 8,000 ft and diverted the aircraft to Canberra, where it landed safely at 00:06 hours, August 16.

Sources:

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2018/aair/ao-2018-056/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/vh-xmo#1d82918c


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Aug-2018 16:37 harro Added
16-Aug-2018 16:38 harro Updated [Source, Photo, ]
16-Aug-2018 16:40 harro Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
16-Aug-2018 18:30 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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