Transavia B738 at Faro on Aug 14th 2022, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 16, 2022 / 22:23:39 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5503

Destination
Faro, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HZV performing flight HV-5503 from Rotterdam (Netherlands) to Faro (Portugal), had reached the top of descent at FL370 and was in the initial descent when the cabin pressure was lost and the passenger oxygen masks were released. The crew initiated an emergency descent to FL080 levelling off at FL080 about 5 minutes later and continued for a safe landing on Faro's runway 28 about 30 minutes after leaving FL370.

The aircraft's next scheduled flight HV-5516 from Faro to Eindhoven (Netherlands) was cancelled.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Faro about 53 hours after landing in Faro.

The airline reported the aircraft experienced a loss of cabin pressure when the aircraft started the descent towards Faro, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The crew accelerated the descent and landed safely in Faro.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HZV
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
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Airworthyness Category
Legal Basis
Manufacturer
The Boeing Company
Aircraft Model / Type
737-800
ICAO Aircraft Type
B738
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 14, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5503

Destination
Faro, Portugal

Aircraft Registration
PH-HZV

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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