Batik B738 at Pekanbaru on May 9th 2017, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: May 10, 2017 / 20:22:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 9, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Batik Air

Flight number
ID-6853

Aircraft Registration
PK-LBZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

A Batik Air Boeing 737-800, registration PK-LBZ performing flight ID-6853 from Pekanbaru to Jakarta (Indonesia) with 91 people on board, was climbing out of Pekanbaru's runway 36 when the cabin did not pressurize, the passenger oxygen masks were released. The crew stopped the climb at FL150 and returned to Pekanbaru for a safe landing on runway 36 about 25 minutes after departure.

The airport reported two passengers needed to be treated at the airport with respiratory problems and ear problems. One person needed to be taken to a hospital.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next flight.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground 30 hours after landing back.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 9, 2017

Classification
Accident

Airline
Batik Air

Flight number
ID-6853

Aircraft Registration
PK-LBZ

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-800

ICAO Type Designator
B738

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