TAAG B737 near Luanda on Nov 11th 2018, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: November 13, 2018 / 22:32:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DT-453

Destination
Namibe, Angola

Aircraft Registration
D2-TBK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

A TAAG Angola Airlines Boeing 737-700, registration D2-TBK performing flight DT-453 from Luanda to Namibe (Angola) with 74 passengers and 6 crew, had just levelled off at cruise flight level 330 when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft levelled off at FL080 and returned to Luanda for a safe landing about one hour after departure. Two passengers were taken to a hospital.

The airline reported 4 passenger were injured due to the loss of cabin pressure, two of them were transported to a hospital, the other two treated at the airport.

Angola's INAVIC have opened an investigation into the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 11, 2018

Classification
Accident

Flight number
DT-453

Destination
Namibe, Angola

Aircraft Registration
D2-TBK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-700

ICAO Type Designator
B737

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