Austrian F100 near Vienna on Jun 22nd 2013, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: June 23, 2013 / 13:29:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-689

Destination
Minsk, Belarus

Aircraft Registration
OE-LVN

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

An Austrian Airlines Fokker 100, registration OE-LVN performing flight OS-689 from Vienna (Austria) to Minsk (Belarus), was enroute at FL330 about 150nm northeast of Vienna and 40nm south of Krakov (Poland) when the crew initiated an emergency descent squawking emergency due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft reached FL100 about 5 minutes later (average rate of descent 4600 fpm), turned around and returned to Vienna, where the aircraft landed safely on runway 29 about one hour after leaving FL330.

The airline told Austrianwings that one of the front doors emitted whistling noises prompting the crew to descend to 10.000 feet and return to Vienna.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 22, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
OS-689

Destination
Minsk, Belarus

Aircraft Registration
OE-LVN

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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