France B773 near Beijing on May 13th 2024, cockpit oxygen issue

Last Update: May 18, 2024 / 06:43:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-293

Aircraft Registration
F-GSQV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

An Air France Boeing 777-300, registration F-GSQV performing flight AF-293 from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France), was enroute at 9800 meters (FL321) near Beijing (China) when the crew decided to return to Tokyo descending the aircraft to 3300 meters/10800 feet. The aircraft landed safely back at Tokyo Haneda about 7:35 hours after departure.

The aircraft returned to Haneda again the following day and managed to return to Paris on May 15th.

A passenger reported the crew announced they had a leak in the cockpit oxygen.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 13, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-293

Aircraft Registration
F-GSQV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 777-300

ICAO Type Designator
B773

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