Jet2 B738 at London on Feb 1st 2020, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: February 4, 2020 / 00:01:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-1663

Aircraft Registration
G-JZHK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Jet2.com Boeing 737-800, registration G-JZHK performing flight LS-1663 from London Stansted,EN (UK) to Tenerife South,CI (Spain), was climbing through FL140 out of Stansted's runway 22 when the passenger oxygen masks dropped. The crew performed a rapid descent to FL080, burned off fuel and returned to Stansted for a safe landing on runway 22 about 80 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported around 15 minutes after departure the oxygen masks suddenly dropped, the captain announced there was a pressurization problem. Cabin crew wore oxygen bottles for a while, which was a bit scary, the crew however was very reassuring and did a fantastic job to keep the passengers calm. After landing they were on a replacement aircraft to Tenerife after about 3 hours.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration G-DRTO reached Tenerife with a delay of 4 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 1, 2020

Classification
Incident

Airline
Jet2.com

Flight number
LS-1663

Aircraft Registration
G-JZHK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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