Belavia B735 near Rostov on Dec 25th 2012, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: December 27, 2012 / 17:58:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 25, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Belavia

Flight number
B2-738

Destination
Minsk, Belarus

Aircraft Registration
EW-294PA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

A Belavia Boeing 737-500, registration EW-294PA performing flight B2-738 from Tbilisi (Georgia) to Minsk (Belarus), was enroute at FL320 near Rostov (Russia) when the crew needed to initiate an emergency descent to FL100 due to the loss of cabin pressure. The aircraft continued to Minsk at FL100 for a safe landing about 2:15 hours later.

The aircraft has not yet resumed service 61 hours after landing.

Rosaviatsia reported they are following up on the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 25, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Belavia

Flight number
B2-738

Destination
Minsk, Belarus

Aircraft Registration
EW-294PA

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-500

ICAO Type Designator
B735

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