bmibaby B733 near Lisbon on Aug 16th 2012, cabin pressure problems

Last Update: August 19, 2012 / 14:33:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
bmibaby

Flight number
WW-5532

Aircraft Registration
G-TOYJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

A bmibaby Boeing 737-300, registration G-TOYJ performing flight WW-5532 from Faro (Portugal) to East Midlands,EN (UK), was enroute at FL320 about 80nm eastnortheast of Lisbon when the crew donned their oxygen masks, declared PAN and descended the aircraft to FL250 due to problems with the cabin pressure. The aircraft continued on FL250 before the crew decided to divert to Bordeaux (France) for a safe landing about one hour after leaving FL320.

The aircraft was on the ground for about 3 hours, then continued the journey climbing to FL200 and maximum FL220 during the remainder of the flight. The aircraft reached East Midlands with a delay of 3 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 16, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
bmibaby

Flight number
WW-5532

Aircraft Registration
G-TOYJ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-300

ICAO Type Designator
B733

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