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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269179
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:10-OCT-2021
Time:17:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-530
Owner/operator:Blue Air
Registration: YR-AME
MSN: 24941/2042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:NW of Bucharest -   Romania
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Praha-Václav Havel Airport (PRG/LKPR)
Destination airport:Bucharest-Henri Coanda International Airport (OTP/LROP)
Narrative:
Blue Air flight 0B180, a Boeing 737-530, was en-route from Prague Airport Bucharest Henri Coandă International Airport (OTP) when it lost cabin pressure at FL350.
The flight crew performed an emergency descent to FL70, and safely landed on runway 08R at the destination.
It was a "sudden depressurization, our ears still hurt, an awkward sound in the back, then a warm air with an overheating smell", said Cristian Anghel, one of the passengers on board the plane.

Sources:

https://boardingpass.ro/foto-un-boeing-blue-air-care-zbura-din-praga-spre-bucuresti-s-a-depresurizat/
https://www.flightradar24.com/data/aircraft/yr-ame#297469f8
https://www.facebook.com/anglone/posts/6587722184578722

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Media:


Images:

Photo of YR-AME courtesy AirHistory.net


London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
7 May 2021; (c) John Smitherman

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2021 12:54 printfluke Added
25-Oct-2021 12:57 harro Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]

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