Summit AT72 at Fort Good Hope on Aug 4th 2022, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: August 11, 2022 / 13:06:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Summit Air

Flight number
SMM-7212

Destination
Deline, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GUSA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Summit Air Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-200, registration C-GUSA performing flight SMM-7212 from Fort Good Hope,NT to Deline,NT (Canada) with 3 crew, was in the initial climb through 500 feet AGL out of Fort Good Hope when the crew observed the cabin was not pressurizing as would be normal, a cargo door unlocked light illuminated. The load master went back to inspect the cargo door, in that process the cargo door became unlatched and opened in flight. The load master returned to the cockpit and the crew decided to divert to Norman Wells,NT (Canada) where the aircraft landed without further incident.

The Canadian TSB reported the indoor cargo door lining was torn from the cargo door by the slip stream and struck a propeller blade and the leading edge of the left center wing section. Maintenance found no issue with the door latching mechanism, the door had been improperly latched on the ground prior to departure.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GUSA
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
Aerospatiale
Aircraft Model / Type
ATR 72-202
ICAO Aircraft Type
AT72
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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Aircraft registration data reproduced and distributed with the permission of the Government of Canada.

Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2022

Classification
Incident

Airline
Summit Air

Flight number
SMM-7212

Destination
Deline, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GUSA

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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