Loss of Cabin Pressure on British Airways A321

A British Airways Airbus A321-200, registration G-MEDF performing flight BA-232 from Moscow Domodedovo (Russia) to London Heathrow, EN (UK), was en route at FL340 about 140nm northeast of Warsaw (Poland) when the crew initiated an emergency descent to FL100 being level at FL100 6 minutes after leaving FL340, the passenger oxygen masks did not need to deploy. The aircraft diverted to Berlin’s Tegel Airport for a safe landing about 65 minutes after leaving FL340.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 2:15 hours, then continued the flight climbing to a maximum cruise level 280 and reached London with a delay of 2:20 hours.

The aircraft remained on the ground in London for 2:15 hours, then departed for the next scheduled flight climbing to FL350.

Subscribe to our Weekly Digest!

More News

Beyond 2050: Is Sustainable Air Travel Possible In The Long-Term?

Is sustainable air travel possible in the long-term future?...

Exciting New Integrated Air/Rail Ticket Scheme Announced By United Airlines, Lufthansa Group And Deutsche Bahn

United Airlines, Lufthansa Group and Deutsche Bahn (DB) have announced a new...

United Airlines’ Financial Performance Results In Profit In Third Quarter

United Airlines’ financial performance remains in the profit zone...

Gift Guide For Travel Lovers

With Christmas on the horizon and everyone feeling the...
Jake Smith
Jake Smith
Director of Special Projects - Jake is an experienced aviation journalist and strategic leader, regularly contributing to the commercial aviation section of Travel Radar alongside leading strategy and innovation including livestreaming and our store.


Please enter your comment!