Ikar B738 near Moscow on Dec 11th 2021, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: December 12, 2021 / 14:43:51 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
N4-161

Aircraft Registration
VP-BPI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Ikar Boeing 737-800, registration VP-BPI performing flight N4-161 from Moscow Sheremetyevo to Krasnodar (Russia) with 164 passengers and 6 crew, was climbing through FL320 out of Moscow when the crew received an cabin pressurization alarm, the passenger oxygen masks were automatically released. The aircraft performed an emergency descent and returned to Moscow Sheremetyevo for a safe landing about 70 minutes after departure.

Rosaviatsia reported the passenger oxygen masks were released automatically.

A replacement Airbus A321-200N registration VQ-BJC reached Krasnodar with a delay of 5:45 hours.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Moscow about 34 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 11, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
N4-161

Aircraft Registration
VP-BPI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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