Allegiant MD83 near Greenville on Aug 31st 2014, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: September 1, 2014 / 21:49:01 GMT/Zulu time

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Aug 31, 2014


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An Allegiant McDonnell Douglas MD-83, flight G4-683 from Grand Rapids,MI to Orlando Sanford,FL (USA) with 159 people on board, was enroute at FL330 about 50nm west of Greenville,SC (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft subsequently diverted to Greenville for a safe landing about 15 minutes after leaving FL330.

The passengers were taken to hotels and continued to Orlando Sanford the following day on flight G4-5683 reaching their destination with a delay of 16.5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 31, 2014


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