Cairo A320 near Cairo on Aug 1st 2016, happy door

Last Update: August 2, 2016 / 19:11:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 1, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Cairo

Flight number
SM-451

Aircraft Registration
SU-BSN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Cairo Airbus A320-200, registration SU-BSN performing flight SM-451 from Alexandria (Egypt) to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) with 111 people on board, was climbing out of Alexandria when the crew stopped the climb at FL250 due to the forward right hand main cabin door leaking air resulting in a whistle. The aircraft diverted to Cairo (Egypt) for a safe landing on runway 05R about 35 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 5 hours, then contined to Jeddah and reached the destination with a delay of 5:15 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 1, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Cairo

Flight number
SM-451

Aircraft Registration
SU-BSN

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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