SA Airlink E135 near Windhoek on Jan 28th 2019, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: January 30, 2019 / 23:44:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
SA Airlink

Flight number
4Z-8127

Aircraft Registration
ZS-OUV

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-135

ICAO Type Designator
E135

A South African Airlink Embraer ERJ-135, registration ZS-OUV performing flight 4Z-8127 from Windhoek (Namibia) to Cape Town (South Africa) with about 19 passengers, was climbing out of Windhoek, when the passenger oxygen masks were released, the crew stopped the climb and returned to Windhoek for a safe landing.

A passenger reported they were just about to climb through the clouds about 15 minutes into the flight when the oxygen masks were released. The crew subsequently announced a cabin pressurization problem. The aircraft landed about 20 minutes after the announcement. The passenger counted 19 passengers on board. A number of passengers were rebooked onto the next flight SA-8125, the others boarded a replacement aircraft and reached Cape Town with a delay of 6 hours.

The occurrence aircraft positioned to Johannesburg (South Africa) later the day.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 28, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
SA Airlink

Flight number
4Z-8127

Aircraft Registration
ZS-OUV

Aircraft Type
Embraer ERJ-135

ICAO Type Designator
E135

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