Olympus A321 near Rome on Mar 22nd 2018, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: March 22, 2018 / 21:39:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
SX-ABQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

An Olympus Airways Airbus A321-200, registration SX-ABQ performing positioning flight OLY-101F from Athens (Greece) to Cologne (Germany), was enroute at FL340 about 240nm east of Rome (Italy) when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 8000 feet due to problems with the cabin pressure. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Rome Fiumicino for a safe landing about 55 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 4 hours, then departed again and continued to Cologne climbing to FL300. The aircraft remained on the ground in Cologne for about 4.5 hours, then departed for flight OLY-426.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 22, 2018

Classification
Incident

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
SX-ABQ

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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