American B752 near San Jose on Feb 9th 2020, cabin pressure control problems

Last Update: February 14, 2020 / 22:49:59 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-330

Aircraft Registration
N200UU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

An American Airlines Boeing 757-200, registration N200UU performing flight AA-330 from San Jose (Costa Rica) to Phoenix,AZ (USA) with 194 people on board, had climbed to FL360 and was enroute about 330nm northwest of San Jose when the crew performed a rapid descent to FL210 at first and turned back to San Jose. The aircraft further descended to FL150 for the flight back to San Jose, where the aircraft landed safely about 2 hours after departure.

Emergency services in San Jose reported the aircraft returned due to "pressure problems in the controls".

The airport reported failures in cabin instrumentation.

A passenger reported the aircraft suffered an engine (RB211) problem.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in San Jose about 5 days 8 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 9, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AA-330

Aircraft Registration
N200UU

Aircraft Type
Boeing 757-200

ICAO Type Designator
B752

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