Blue B735 near Bucharest on Oct 10th 2021, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: October 10, 2021 / 19:53:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Blue Air

Flight number
0B-180

Aircraft Registration
YR-AME

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A Blue Air Boeing 737-500, registration YR-AME performing flight 0B-180 from Prague (Czech Republic) to Bucharest Otopeni (Romania), was enroute at FL350 about 140nm northwest of Bucharest when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the sudden loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft descended to 7000 feet and continued for a safe landing on Bucharest's runway 08R about 30 minutes after leaving FL350.

Passengers reported the oxygen masks were released following a strange sound in the back of the aircraft, an air rush was being felt.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 10, 2021

Classification
Incident

Airline
Blue Air

Flight number
0B-180

Aircraft Registration
YR-AME

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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