Loss of pressurization Serious incident Airbus A321-232 VP-BGH, Wednesday 3 May 2017
ASN logo
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Wednesday 3 May 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic A321 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-232
Owner/operator:Norwind Airlines
Registration: VP-BGH
MSN: 3034
Year of manufacture:2007
Engine model:IAE V2530-A5
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Category:Serious incident
Location:over Milos Island -   Greece
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Heraklion Airport (LGIR)
Destination airport:Moscow-Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Nordwind N41606 from Heraklion, Greece, to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, Russia returned to Heraklion after losing cabin pressure.
The aircraft departed from heraklion with ENG 1 Bleed system inoperatuve in accordance with the minimum equipment list (MEL). During climb at FL180 over Milos Island the ENG 2 Bleed sytem failed. The pilot in command declared a MAYDAY due to cabin decompression. The aircraft descended to FL100, changing the emergency to local standby and finally landed safely at departure airport.



Revision history:

17-May-2017 13:55 AF5541 Added
17-May-2017 13:59 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Plane category]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314