Air Austral B738 near Reunion on Apr 2nd 2015, cabin pressurization problem twice
Last Update: April 2, 2015 / 21:05:41 GMT/Zulu time
The aircraft was repaired and departed again after about one hour on the ground and was enroute at FL300, when the crew decided to return a second time due to the same problem again and landed safely back a second time about 90 minutes after second departure.
The airline confirmed the occurrence indicating the crew could have continued to Madagascar, however a zero risk taking strategy has been introduced by the management. A faulty valve was replaced upon first return, a second valve was replaced after the second return. The flight was postponed to the next day.
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