Afriqiyah A320 near Misrata on Oct 6th 2021, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: October 7, 2021 / 18:54:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8U-974

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
5A-ONO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Afriqiyah Airways Airbus A320-200, registration 5A-ONO performing flight 8U-974 from Misrata (Libya) to Istanbul (Turkey), was climbing through FL310 about 125nm north of Misrata when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 reporting the loss of cabin pressure. The crew decided to return to Misrata for a safe landing on runway 15 about 35 minutes later.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Misrata about 20 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 6, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
8U-974

Destination
Istanbul, Turkey

Aircraft Registration
5A-ONO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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