Edelweiss A320 near Zurich on Jul 22nd 2022, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: July 22, 2022 / 19:36:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 22, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-227

Departure
Bilbao, Spain

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Edelweiss Airbus A320-200, registration HB-IJV performing flight WK-227 from Bilbao,SP (Spain) to Zurich (Switzerland) with 130 passengers and 7 crew, was enroute at FL380 about 250nm southwest of Zurich still in French Airspace when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft continued to Zurich for a safe landing on runway 14 about 55 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered anomalies in the cabin pressure prompting a rapid descent.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
HB-IJV
Country of Registration
Switzerland
Date of Registration
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Certification Basis
Airworthyness Category
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Legal Basis
TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
AIRBUS S.A.S.
Aircraft Model / Type
A320-214
ICAO Aircraft Type
A320
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Max. Operational Passenger Seating Capacity (MOPSC), indicative
Minimum Crew
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 22, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WK-227

Departure
Bilbao, Spain

Aircraft Registration
HB-IJV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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