Austrian E195 near Manchester on Jul 14th 2019, emergency descent

Last Update: July 15, 2019 / 07:42:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-463

Aircraft Registration
OE-LWL

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

An Austrian Airlines Embraer ERJ-195, registration OE-LWL performing flight OS-463 from Vienna (Austria) to Manchester,EN (UK) with 110 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL340 about 140nm east of Manchester when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 levelling off at FL100 about 6 minutes later (average rate of descent 4000 fpm). The aircraft continued to Manchester maintaining FL100 for about 15 minutes and landed safely on Manchester's runway 05R about 43 minutes after leaving FL340. Emergency services followed the aircraft to the apron.

Passengers reported they didn't know what was going on and received no information. They later overheard ground personnel suspecting the aircraft won't go anywhere any time soon.

On Jul 15th 2019 the airline reported the crew received indication of a possible problem with the cabin pressurization and initiated a rapid descent in accordance with standard operating procedures.

The return flight OS-464 was cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 14, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-463

Aircraft Registration
OE-LWL

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-195

ICAO Type Designator
E195

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