Etihad B789 near Abu Dhabi on Nov 1st 2022, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: November 1, 2022 / 18:02:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EY-75

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
A6-BLT

ICAO Type Designator
B789

An Etihad Boeing 787-9, registration A6-BLT performing flight EY-75 from Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates) to Madrid,SP (Spain), had just levelled off at cruise FL360 when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 levelling off at FL100 about 5 minutes later (average rate of descent 5200 fpm). The aircraft returned to Abu Dhabi for a safe landing on runway 13L about 40 minutes after leaving FL360.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Abu Dhabi about 17 hours after landing back.

The airline reported the aircraft returned to Abu Dhabi due to a technical issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 1, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EY-75

Destination
Madrid, Spain

Aircraft Registration
A6-BLT

ICAO Type Designator
B789

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