Virgin Atlantic A333 near Amsterdam on Jul 31st 2022, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 1, 2022 / 15:10:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VS-362

Aircraft Registration
G-VUFO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

A Virgin Atlantic Airbus A330-300, registration G-VUFO performing flight VS-362 from Manchester,EN (UK) to Islamabad (Pakistan), was enroute at FL370 about 10nm west of Amsterdam (Netherlands) when the crew received a cabin altitude warning and initiated an emergency descent to FL100. The passenger oxygen masks did not need to be deployed. The aircraft subsequently turned around and diverted to London Heathrow,EN (UK) for a safe landing on runway 27R about 95 minutes after leaving FL370.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in London about 25.5 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VS-362

Aircraft Registration
G-VUFO

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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