Loss of pressurization Incident ATR 72-212 S2-AFE, Monday 13 August 2012
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Date:Monday 13 August 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT72 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 72-212
Owner/operator:United Airways (Avion de Transport Regional)
Registration: S2-AFE
MSN: 385
Year of manufacture:1993
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Dhaka -   Bangladesh
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Jessore
Destination airport:Dhaka
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A United Airways Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-200, registration S2-AFE performing flight 4H-546 from Jessore to Dhaka (Bangladesh), had just reached cruise level 090 when the crew received a cabin pressure differential indication, the crew continued the flight but requested an early descent into Dhaka. While on Dhaka's VOR DME Arc to intercept ILS runway 14 the first officer's windshield blew out, all loose items were sucked out of the cockpit as a result causing an eye injury to the first officer. The captain took control and landed the aircraft safely on Dhaka's runway 14. The first officer was taken to a hospital.



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17-Aug-2012 09:56 ryan Added

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