Srilankan A332 near Colombo on Apr 21st 2023, cabin did not pressurize
Last Update: May 5, 2023 / 17:44:49 GMT/Zulu time
The rotation was postponed to the next day. The aircraft was repaired, departed again and reached Dubai with a delay of about 16 hours.
Passengers reported there was no announcement by the crew, however, they were told later it had been a loss of cabin pressure. The oxygen masks had not deployed.
On May 5th 2023 Sri Lanka's CAA reported climbing through FL190 the crew received an ECAM advisory that the cabin pressure (?) was increasing significantly and at a rapid rate. The crew performed an emergency descent to 8000 feet and returned to Colombo. The occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated by Sri Lanka's CAA.
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