PIA A320 near Jeddah on May 22nd 2024, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: May 22, 2024 / 21:18:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-732

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration AP-BLB performing flight PK-732 from Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) to Karachi (Pakistan), was climbing through FL280 out of Jeddah when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft returned to Jeddah for a safe landing about one hour after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Jeddah for about 16 hours, then departed again and reached Karachi with a delay of about 19 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-732

Aircraft Registration
AP-BLB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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