Blue AT72 at Bucharest on Aug 22nd 2018, cabin pressure problems
Last Update: August 22, 2018 / 22:18:29 GMT/Zulu time
Passengers reported they were asked to disembark. Maintenance took care of the aircraft, they were subsequently told the problem was fixed and they boarded again. The captain however indicated the aircraft wasn't fit to fly, they were asked to disembark again, maintenance again worked on the aircraft. They embarked a third time.
The occurrence aircraft departed Bucharest again and was climbing through FL090 when the crew stopped the climb due to the same problem again and returned to Otopeni Airport for another landing about 25 minutes after second departure and about 5 hours after first departure.
A replacement Boeing 737-500 registration YR-AMC reached Oradea with a delay of 6.5 hours.
The occurrence aircraft returned to service about 8.5 hours after second landing back and completed that flight.
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