Qantas A388 near Melbourne on Jun 2nd 2015, cabin did not properly pressurize

Last Update: June 2, 2015 / 14:06:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-93

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

A Qantas Airbus A380-800, registration VH-OQI performing flight QF-93 from Melbourne,VI (Australia) to Los Angeles,CA (USA), was climbing out of Melbourne when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 and decided to divert to Sydney,NS (Australia) dumping fuel on the way. The aircraft landed safely in Sydney about 90 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported the crew announced there had been a problem with the air conditioning systems, in addition there was a problem with the APU. They diverted to Sydney dumping fuel on the way there.

The airline reported a mechanical issue, the passengers have been supplied with a complimentary lunch.

The aircraft was able to depart Sydney after about 7 hours on the ground, climbed to FL350 and is currently estimated to reach Los Angeles with a delay of 8:15 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-OQI
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
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Manufacturer
AIRBUS INDUSTRIE
Aircraft Model / Type
A380-842
ICAO Aircraft Type
A388
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 2, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qantas

Flight number
QF-93

Aircraft Registration
VH-OQI

Aircraft Type
Airbus A380-800

ICAO Type Designator
A388

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