Hong Kong A333 near Sapporo on Sep 4th 2017, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: September 4, 2017 / 20:53:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HX-693

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LNT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Hong Kong Airlines Airbus A330-300, registration B-LNT performing flight HX-693 from Sapporo (Japan) to Hong Kong (China) with 223 passengers and 12 crew, was climbing through FL380 out of Sapporo when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were not released. The aircraft levelled off at FL100 about 7 minutes later and returned to Sapporo for a safe landing about 90 minutes after departure.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 4, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HX-693

Destination
Hong Kong, China

Aircraft Registration
B-LNT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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