Stobart AT72 at Dublin on Apr 1st 2015, problems with cabin pressurization

Last Update: April 2, 2015 / 21:16:55 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EI-3242

Aircraft Registration
EI-FAX

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Stobart Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Aer Lingus, registration EI-FAX performing flight EI-3242 from Dublin (Ireland) to Aberdeen,SC (UK) with 42 passengers, was climbing out of Dublin's runway 28 when the crew stopped the climb at 3000 feet reporting an indication in the cockpit probably requiring the return to Dublin. A short time later the crew reported a problem with the cabin pressurization and returned to Dublin for a safe landing about 15 minutes after departure.

The aircraft was able to depart again after about 80 minutes on the ground and reached Aberdeen with a delay of 100 minutes.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
EI-FAX
Country of Registration
Ireland
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
ATR-GIE AVIONS DE TRANSPORT REGIONAL
Aircraft Model / Type
ATR 72-212 A
ICAO Aircraft Type
AT72
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 1, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
EI-3242

Aircraft Registration
EI-FAX

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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