Everjet A320 near Athens on Aug 20th 2016, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 20, 2016 / 17:11:54 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Everjet

Flight number
CO-729

Destination
Larnaca, Cyprus

Aircraft Registration
CS-TKV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Everjet Airbus A320-200 on behalf of Cobalt, registration CS-TKV performing flight CO-729 from Thessaloniki (Greece) to Larnaca (Cyprus), was climbing out of Thessaloniki when the crew stopped the climb at about FL270 due to the failure of both bleed air systems (engine V2527) and initiated a rapid descent. The crew decided to divert to Athens (Greece) where the aircraft landed safely about 45 minutes later.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Athens about 8 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 20, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Everjet

Flight number
CO-729

Destination
Larnaca, Cyprus

Aircraft Registration
CS-TKV

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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