Singapore A388 near Timisoara on Sep 2nd 2017, crew oxygen indication problem

Last Update: September 4, 2017 / 23:07:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQ-345

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380-800, registration 9V-SKR performing flight SQ-345 from Zurich (Switzerland) to Singapore (Singapore) with 342 passengers and 27 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 10nm northeast of Timisoara (Romania) when the crew decided to return to Zurich due to an indication problem with the crew oxygen masks. The aircraft descended to FL340 for the return, about 15 minutes after turning around the aircraft descended to FL220 and susequently FL200. The aircraft landed safely on Zurich's runway 14 about 1:50 hours after turning around.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Zurich for about 5:20 hours, then departed again, this time with 339 passengers, and reached Singapore with a delay of 8:20 hours.

The airline reported there was a problem with the indications for the crew oxygen.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 2, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
SQ-345

Aircraft Registration
9V-SKR

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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