Tunis A320 near Nice on Aug 17th 2017, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 17, 2017 / 22:15:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Tunisair

Flight number
TU-725

Destination
Tunis, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
TS-IMP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Tunisair Airbus A320-200, registration TS-IMP performing flight TU-725 from Paris Orly (France) to Tunis (Tunisia), was enroute at FL370 about 30nm south of Nice (France) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft diverted to Nice for a safe landing about 35 minutes after leaving FL370.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2:20 hours, then departed Nice, climbed to FL250 and continued to Tunis where the aircraft landed with a delay of 3.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Tunisair

Flight number
TU-725

Destination
Tunis, Tunisia

Aircraft Registration
TS-IMP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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