Mesa E175 near Houston on Aug 30th 2018, problems with cabin pressure

Last Update: September 2, 2018 / 22:16:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UA-6180

Aircraft Registration
N86350

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

A Mesa Airlines Embraer ERJ-175 on behalf of United, registration N86350 performing flight UA-6180 from Houston Intercontinental,TX to Norfolk,VA (USA), was climbing out of Houston when the crew stopped the climb at FL290 due to some problem with the cabin pressurization. About 20 minutes later the crew decided to return to Houston, descended to FL280 and landed safely back in Houston about 1:50 hours after departure.

A replacement ERJ-175 registration N84307 reached Norfolk with a delay of 12.5 hours.

A passenger reported they were told the aircraft returned due to cabin pressurization problems.

The occurrence aircraft returned to service 64 hours after landing back.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N86350
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
EMBRAER S A
Aircraft Model / Type
ERJ 170-200 LL
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
E175
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
UA-6180

Aircraft Registration
N86350

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-175

ICAO Type Designator
E175

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