Canada A333 near Paris on Oct 12th 2018, crew oxygen escaping

Last Update: October 31, 2018 / 22:36:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-892

Aircraft Registration
C-GHLM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GHLM performing flight AC-892 from Montreal,QC (Canada) to Rome Fiumicino (Italy) with 292 people on board, was enroute at FL380 about 260nm westsouthwest of Paris (France) when the crew heard some air escaping and subsequently noticed the pressure for the crew oxygen was decreasing. The crew initiated a descent to FL100 and divered to Paris Charles de Gaulle where the aircraft landed safely about 55 minutes later.

The aircraft remained on the ground in Paris for about 4.5 hours, then continued the journey and reached Rome with a delay of 4.5 hours.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the overpressure discharge disk.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 12, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-892

Aircraft Registration
C-GHLM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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