Jinnah A320 near Lahore on May 24th 2024, both pilots dizzy and drowsy, one cabin crew passed out

Last Update: June 17, 2024 / 18:34:12 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 24, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fly Jinnah

Flight number
9P-843

Aircraft Registration
AP-BOV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Fly Jinnah Airbus A320-200, registration AP-BOV performing flight 9P-843 from Lahore to Karachi (Pakistan), was climbing out of Lahore when the crew stopped the climb at FL080 reporting a problem with the pressurization. The crew subsequently advised the problem was resolved and requested to continue to climb and was cleared to climb to FL360. Climbing through FL230 both captain and first officer felt dizzy, drowsy and inactive, both donned their oxygen masks, stopped the climb at FL270 and requested to descend and return to Lahore. A member of the cabin crew passed out and regained consciousness after being administered oxygen, the other cabin crew members also did not feel comfortable. The aircraft landed back in Lahore about 45 minutes after departure.

Pakistan's AIB rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 24, 2024

Classification
Incident

Airline
Fly Jinnah

Flight number
9P-843

Aircraft Registration
AP-BOV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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