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Forced descent rattles Qantas passengers

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Oxygen masks dropped down as the pilots took the plane, which was approaching Melbourne from Adelaide with 99 passengers and six crew, from 36,000ft to 10,000ft. A Qantas spokeswoman said cabin crew had turned airconditioning on the right side of the plane off after it overheated and this had caused the overloaded left-hand unit to shut down. She said the decompression initially happened gradually. "But when the left-hand side tripped they had a full decompression." (www.theaustralian.com.au) 기타...

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TTail
TTail 0
the standard procedure in a decompression incident is to get to 10,000 ft as soon as possible. how fast to get down, i do not know. glad that everyone is ok though.
erisajd
erisajd 0
why is this news? The pilots reacted as they were trained to do - and descended to a safe altitude and then landed. . . . the pax reacted as if their lives were at risk - they never were. Perhaps they need new undershorts but the pilots need to do their job before they tell the pax whats going on -

Aviate, Navigate, Communicate is the mantra.
connomar
Just shows how reliable modern aircraft are if this kind of incident is big news.
bizjets101
biz jets 0
The only thing that makes it 'newsworthy' is it's Qantas due to the A380 problems. Two weeks ago a Aussie Govt Challenger lost an inflight while carrying Govt. VIP's - Aussie forums commented, 'Good thing this wasn't a Qantas or we'd have never heard the end of it'. It barely had a mention in the Aussie press.
chalet
chalet 0
Qantas again, I can't understand why so many incidents, more than half a dozen in less than a year?, something is not right.
bizjets101
biz jets 0
It is do to the fact of the Airbus A380 story - now anything Qantas makes the news. Follow; http://avherald.com/ and you'll see daily airliner problems everyday - that don't make the news.
chalet
chalet 0
Bizjets101, thanks for the lead, very very interesting website. Wished I had known about it back in 2001 when an American MD-80 had to go back to MIA for reasons they never explained, one of my sons was on board and was whitefaced for several days.

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