Jazz DH8D enroute on Aug 4th 2021, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: August 18, 2021 / 17:10:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8281

Aircraft Registration
C-GGNY

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GGNY performing flight QK-8281 from Prince Rupert,BC to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 42 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute at FL250 about 300nm northnorthwest of Vancouver when the crew initiated an emergency descent to 14,000 feet (MSA) due to the loss of cabin pressure. When clear of terrain the aircraft further descended to 10,000 feet about 10 minutes later. While at 10,000 feet the crew was able to regain pressurization. The aircraft continued to Vancouver for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found a leak at the aft baggage door inflatable seal.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8281

Aircraft Registration
C-GGNY

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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