Porter DH8D at Albany on Jul 17th 2019, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 1, 2019 / 22:28:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-939

Aircraft Registration
C-GLQO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Porter Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GLQO performing flight PD-939 from Toronto City,ON (Canada) to Boston,MA (USA) with 71 people on board, was enroute at FL250 near Albany,NY (USA) when the crew initiated an emergency descent due to the cabin altitude climbing at a very high rate, the cabin pressure warning activated. The crew worked the related checklists, determined that there was no structural damage and continued the flight to Boston at 10,000 feet for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported a post flight inspection revealed the aft luggage blowout panel was loose. The pressurization system was deferred according to minimum equipment list requirements and the aircraft returned to Toronto City for further maintenance.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GLQO
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 17, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-939

Aircraft Registration
C-GLQO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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