Transavia B738 near Frankfurt on Oct 3rd 2022, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: January 18, 2023 / 19:28:35 GMT/Zulu time

Bookmark this article
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 3, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5801

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
PH-HXB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Transavia Boeing 737-800, registration PH-HXB performing flight HV-5801 from Amsterdam (Netherlands) to Tel Aviv (Israel), was enroute at FL350 about 40nm north of Frankfurt/Main (Germany) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft diverted to Frankfurt for a safe landing on runway 25C about 30 minutes later.

The airline reported a technical fault that is being investigated, a loss of cabin pressure can neither be ruled out nor confirmed.

A replacement Boeing 737-800 registration PH-HXK positioned to Frankfurt, resumed the flight and reached Tel Aviv with a delay of 9 hours.

Germany's BFU reported the aircraft was climbing through FL090 when the crew observed the cabin rate of climb increased and reached the maximum for about 2 seconds before returning to normal. The crew continued the climb and was enroute at FL350 when the crew observed the cabin altitude to increase, seconds later the cabin altitude warning sounded. The crew donned their oxygen masks, performed the related memory items and initiated the emergency descent about 105 seconds after the cabin altitude warning. The cabin altitude could not be controlled, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The aircraft diverted to Frankfurt for a safe landing. The BFU rated the occurrence a serious incident and opened an investigation.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
PH-HXB
Country of Registration
Netherlands
Date of Registration
Gbjcpfmkfgfdnj Subscribe to unlock
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
Mhbpkkmbjjhkfkb fbgehpbjigclelqAmgf Subscribe to unlock
Engine Type
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 3, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
HV-5801

Destination
Tel Aviv, Israel

Aircraft Registration
PH-HXB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

This article is published under license from Avherald.com. © of text by Avherald.com.
Article source

You can read 2 more free articles without a subscription.

Subscribe now and continue reading without any limits!

Are you a subscriber? Login
Subscribe

Read unlimited articles and receive our daily update briefing. Gain better insights into what is happening in commercial aviation safety.

Send tip

Support AeroInside by sending a small tip amount.

Related articles

Newest articles

Subscribe today

Are you researching aviation incidents? Get access to AeroInside Insights, unlimited read access and receive the daily newsletter.

Pick your plan and subscribe

Partner

Blockaviation logo

A new way to document and demonstrate airworthiness compliance and aircraft value. Find out more.

ELITE Logo

ELITE Simulation Solutions is a leading global provider of Flight Simulation Training Devices, IFR training software as well as flight controls and related services. Find out more.

Blue Altitude Logo

Your regulation partner, specialists in aviation safety and compliance; providing training, auditing, and consultancy services. Find out more.

AeroInside Blog
Popular aircraft
Airbus A320
Boeing 737-800
Boeing 737-800 MAX
Popular airlines
American Airlines
United
Delta
Air Canada
Lufthansa
British Airways