Two aircraft forced to make emergency landings in ChinaChristian Fernsby ▼ | August 10, 2020
Shenzhen Airlines flight ZH9209 issued emergency code ‘7700’ and was forced to turn back to Shenzhen.
Emergency landing Shenzhen Airlines
The plane had begun to drop 5,500 meters in five minutes, after “recording cabin pressure problem at a height of 9,200 meters” reports South China Morning Post.
Subsequently the flight code was then changed from ‘7700’ to a normal code, meaning that the emergency situation of the aircraft had been controlled and that the aircraft could land normally.
Another Airbus 330, model 243E also had to make an emergency landing due to mechanical failure after 23 minutes in-flight. Flight MU5274 from Chengdu to Beijing safely landed in Xi’an and departed again just hours later. ■