LOT DH8D at Poznan on Dec 31st 2015, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: January 1, 2016 / 18:37:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LO-3944

Destination
Warsaw, Poland

Aircraft Registration
SP-EQD

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A LOT Polish Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration SP-EQD performing flight LO-3944 from Poznan to Warsaw (Poland), was climbing out of Poznan when the crew stopped the climb at about 10,500 feet reporting problems with the air conditioning systems and returned to Poznan for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure.

The aircraft remained on the ground for about 90 minutes, then departed again and reached Warsaw with a delay of 100 minutes.

A passenger reported they felt a strange pressure on their ears as the aircraft climbed out, the captain subsequently announced they were returning to Poznan.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 31, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
LO-3944

Destination
Warsaw, Poland

Aircraft Registration
SP-EQD

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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