TAP A20N near Bilbao on Jul 7th 2024, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: July 7, 2024 / 16:34:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 7, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-752

Aircraft Registration
CS-TVB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

A TAP Air Portugal Airbus A320-200N, registration CS-TVB performing flight TP-752 from Lisbon (Portugal) to Copenhagen (Denmark), was enroute at FL340 about 70nm west of Bilbao,SP (Spain) when the crew initiated an emergency descent (average rate of descent about 4800 fpm) due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft levelled off at FL100 and returned to Lisbon for a safe landing about 2:20 hours after departure.

The aircraft had suffered a similiar incident on Jun 30th 2024, see Incident: TAP A20N near Porto on Jun 30th 2024, loss of cabin pressure.

The airline reported the aircraft returned due to technical issues.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 7, 2024

Classification
Incident

Flight number
TP-752

Aircraft Registration
CS-TVB

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320-200N

ICAO Type Designator
A20N

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