BA A321 over Poland on Nov 16th 2018, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: November 18, 2018 / 19:40:38 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-232

Aircraft Registration
G-MEDF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A BA British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-MEDF performing flight BA-232 from Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) to London Heathrow,EN (UK), was enroute at FL340 about 140nm northeast of Warsaw (Poland) when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 being level at FL100 6 minutes after leaving FL340, the passenger oxygen masks did not need to deploy. The aircraft diverted to Berlin's Tegel Airport for a safe landing about 65 minutes after leaving FL340.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2:15 hours, then continued the flight climbing to a maximum cruise level 280 and reached London with a delay of 2:20 hours.

The aircraft remained on the ground in London for 2:15 hours, then departed for the next scheduled flight climbing to FL350.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BA-232

Aircraft Registration
G-MEDF

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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