Qeshm F100 near Tehran on Oct 30th 2015, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: February 9, 2016 / 17:54:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qeshm Air

Flight number
QB-1250

Destination
Mashad, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-FQG

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

A Qeshm Air Fokker 100, registration EP-FQG performing flight QB-1250 from Tehran Mehrabad to Mashad (Iran) with 97 passengers and 5 crew, was climbing through FL240 out of Tehran when the cabin pressure was lost and the passenger oxygen masks were released. The crew performed a rapid descent and returned to Tehran Mehrabad for a safe landing.

The Dutch DSB reported in their quarterly bulletin that a malfunction of the cabin pressure controller caused the loss of cabin pressure. Iran's Civil Aviation Authority rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation. The Dutch DSB (editorial note: representing the state of manufacture) offered assistance.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 30, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Qeshm Air

Flight number
QB-1250

Destination
Mashad, Iran

Aircraft Registration
EP-FQG

Aircraft Type
Fokker 100

ICAO Type Designator
F100

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