Ural A320 near Nizhny Novgorod on Jun 24th 2013, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: June 25, 2013 / 18:49:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Ural Airlines Airbus A320-200, registration VQ-BDM performing positioning flight U6-9888 from Moscow Domodedovo to Ekaterinburg (Russia) with 7 crew, was enroute at FL350 about 45nm southeast of Nizhny Novgorod when the crew initiated an emergency descent (average rate of descent 4200 fpm) to FL090 due to the loss of cabin pressure as result of the loss of the #2 bleed air system. The crew continued the flight to Ekaterinburg at FL090 for a safe landing about 3.5 hours later.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
VQ-BDM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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