Egypt B738 near Mumbai on Nov 7th 2013, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: November 7, 2013 / 15:14:27 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-969

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

An Egypt Air Boeing 737-800, registration SU-GDB performing flight MS-969 from Mumbai (India) to Cairo (Egypt) with 40 passengers, was climbing out of Mumbai's runway 27 when the crew stopped the climb at 8000 feet due to the cabin not pressurizing. The aircraft entered a hold at 7000 feet to burn off fuel and returned to Mumbai for a safe landing on runway 27 about one hour after departure.

The aircraft is currently estimated to depart again with a delay of 14 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 7, 2013

Classification
Incident

Airline
Egypt Air

Flight number
MS-969

Departure
Mumbai, India

Destination
Cairo, Egypt

Aircraft Registration
SU-GDB

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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