Kuwait A313 over Indian Ocean on Sep 13th 2012, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: September 19, 2012 / 13:05:52 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KU-283

Aircraft Registration
9K-ALC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

A Kuwait Airways Airbus A310-300, registration 9K-ALC performing flight KU-283 from Kuwait City (Kuwait) to Dhaka (Bangladesh) with 175 passengers, was enroute over the Indian Ocean about 3 hours into the 5:25 flight when the aircraft suffered the failure of both bleed air supplies resulting in the loss of cabin pressure. The crew initiated an emergency descent, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The crew subsequently continued the flight to Dhaka for a safe landing.

The return flight KU-284 departing Sep 14th was cancelled.

The aircraft was able to position back to Kuwait as flight Ku-284D on Sep 15th.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
KU-283

Aircraft Registration
9K-ALC

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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