Incident: Capital Beijing A320 near Kunming on Aug 26th 2018, loss of cabin pressure

August 29, 2018


A Capital Airlines Beijing Airbus A320-200, registration B-6958 performing flight JD-5158 from Kunming to Hangzhou (China), was climbing through about 6700 meters (FL221) when the crew initiated an emergency decent due to the loss of cabin pressure, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft returned to Kunming for a safe landing about 40 minutes after departure.

A replacement A320-200 registration B-1623 reached Hangzhou with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Kunming about 58 hours after landing back.

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