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AirAsia flight plummets 20,000 ft; passengers survive mid-air scare

AirAsia flight plummets 20,000 ft; passengers survive mid-air scare – The video which circulated showed oxygen masks onboard as AirAsia Flight QZ535 lost its cabin pressure and the cabin crew shouting “passengers get down”.


(Reuters)

An AirAsia flight from Perth to Bali plunged 20,000 feet causing immense pressure issue in the cabin.

The plane suffered a “technical issue”, the officials confirmed. “The safety of passengers and crew is our priority. AirAsia apologises to passengers for any inconvenience caused,” AirAsia said in a statement.​

The plane had to quickly dropped from 32,000 feet to 10,000 feet within 25 minutes after takeoff.

The video which circulated showed oxygen masks onboard as AirAsia Flight QZ535 lost its cabin pressure and the cabin crew shouting “passengers get down”.

According to reports the aircraft was being examined on Sunday for the cause of the incident.

AirAsia flight plummets 20,000 ft; passengers survive mid-air scare