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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 247701
Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Time:00:35 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic A332 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A330-202
Registration: VH-EBK
MSN: 945
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:435 km SW of Adelaide -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Perth Airport, WA (PER/YPPH)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Qantas flight QF583, an Airbus A330-202, was en-route from Melbourne to Perth at about 1405 UTC (0035 CSuT) when the flight crew conducted an emergency descent from 40,000 feet to 10,000 feet due to a depressurisation indication. An emergency was declared to air traffic control and the aircraft diverted to Adelaide, where it safely landed at 1533 UTC (0203 CSuT).



Photo of VH-EBK courtesy

Perth (YPPH / PER)
14 July 2018; (c) Kurt Finger

Revision history:

10-Feb-2021 20:17 harro Added

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