Air France A319 near Frankfurt on Apr 4th 2013, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: April 4, 2013 / 22:46:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 4, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1146

Destination
Warsaw, Poland

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air France Airbus A319-100, registration F-GRXA performing flight AF-1146 from Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) to Warsaw (Poland), was enroute at FL370 about 60nm northeast of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew donned their oxygen masks and initiated an emergency descent reporting a rapid loss of cabin pressure. The crew stopped the descent at FL180 reporting they had solved the problem, climbed the aircraft back to FL260 and continued to Warsaw where the aircraft landed safely on runway 11 about 75 minutes later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 4, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air France

Flight number
AF-1146

Destination
Warsaw, Poland

Aircraft Registration
F-GRXA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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