Sun Express B738 near Munich on May 16th 2022, cabin pressure problems

Last Update: May 16, 2022 / 08:19:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XQ-634

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
TC-SEI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Sun Express Boeing 737-800, registration TC-SEI performing flight XQ-634 (scheduled dep May 15th, act dep May 16th) from Dalaman (Turkey) to Cologne (Germany) with 56 people on board, was enroute at FL400 about 40nm south of Zagreb (Croatia) when the crew donned their oxygen masks, initiated a descent to FL380, then FL320 and finally FL280 due to problems with the cabin pressure while continuing to fly towards Cologne. About 20nm south of Munich (Germany) the crew then decided to divert to Munich for a safe landing on runway 08L. During roll out the crew requested emergency services to NOT open any doors or cargo doors due to the pressurization problems for the time being.

The aircraft remained on the ground for 4:20 hours, then continued the flight climbing to a maximum FL240 and arrived in Cologne with a delay of about 5 hours. The aircraft is still on the ground in Cologne 3 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
XQ-634

Destination
Cologne, Germany

Aircraft Registration
TC-SEI

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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