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Australia asks AirAsia Indonesia to review passenger safety briefing

28 Nov 2019 23:08:47


The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has issued a safety recommendation to AirAsia Indonesia, calling for the airline to review its passenger safety briefing material to ensure instructions on how to activate passenger oxygen masks are clear and effective.

In a statement yesterday, ATSB said the recommendation follows an ATSB investigation into a pressurisation event on board one of the airline's Airbus A320 aircraft about 30 minutes after departure from Perth on a scheduled passenger flight to Bali on Oct 15, 2017.

ATSB said that during the aircraft's climb, "the crew initiated an emergency descent to 10,000 feet in response to a master caution warning of a malfunction of the aircraft's pressurisation system".

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