Air Arabia A320 near Isfahan on Aug 24th 2015, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 25, 2015 / 18:17:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Arabia

Flight number
G9-291

Destination
Tbilisi, Georgia

Aircraft Registration
A6-ABU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Arabia Airbus A320-200, registration A6-ABU performing flight G9-291 from Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) to Tbilisi (Georgia) with 126 people on board, was enroute at FL360 about 45nm south of Isfahan (Iran) when the crew initiated a rapid descent reporting problems with one of the cabin pressure controllers and decided to divert to Isfahan for a safe landing.

Following repairs the aircraft was able to depart Isfahan again after about 5 hours on the ground and reached Tbilisi with a delay of 5 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Arabia

Flight number
G9-291

Destination
Tbilisi, Georgia

Aircraft Registration
A6-ABU

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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