Qantas A332 near Adelaide on Feb 4th 2021, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: February 8, 2021 / 17:18:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-583

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-EBK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

A Qantas Airbus A330-200, registration VH-EBK performing flight QF-583 from Sydney,NS to Perth,WA (Australia), was enroute at FL400 about 380nm westsouthwest of Adelaide,SA (Australia) when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 feet due to the loss of cabin pressure. The crew advised they would vacate the runway and once clear of the runway would stop for an inspection by emergency services. The aircraft turned around and diverted to Adelaide for a safe landing on runway 23 about 70 minutes later. Emergency services reported everything looked normal both sides of the aircraft. The aircraft taxied to the apron.

On Feb 8th 2021 the ATSB reported the crew performed an emergency descent due to a depressurization indication. A short investigation into the occurrence rated a serious incident has been opened.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-EBK
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
A330-202
ICAO Aircraft Type
A332
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-583

Destination
Perth, Australia

Aircraft Registration
VH-EBK

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-200

ICAO Type Designator
A332

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