Jump to Content

The ATSB is investigating a depressurisation event involving an Airbus A320, registered PK-AXD, 300 km north of Perth, Western Australia, on 15 October 2017.

During cruise at FL 340, the aircraft depressurised. The crew conducted an emergency descent to 10,000 ft and the aircraft returned to Perth.

As part of the investigation the ATSB will interview crew members and collect additional information.

General details
Date: 15 October 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 11:55 WST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):300 km north of Perth Occurrence type:Air/pressurisation 
State: Western Australia Occurrence class: Operational 
 Occurrence category: Serious Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: None 
Expected completion: May 2018  
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: Airbus 
Aircraft model: 320-216 
Aircraft registration: PK-AXD 
Serial number: 3182 
Operator: Indonesia AirAsia 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Perth, WA
Destination:Denpasar, Indonesia
Share this page Provide feedback on this investigation
Last update 16 October 2017