Canada A319 near Vancouver on Nov 21st 2023, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: December 27, 2023 / 20:50:56 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 21, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-235

Aircraft Registration
C-GBIA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

An Air Canada Airbus A319-100, registration C-GBIA performing flight AC-235 from Edmonton,AB to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 114 passengers and 5 crew, was enroute at FL360 about 140nm eastnortheast of Vancouver when the crew initiated a rapid descent to 12,000 feet. The aircraft continued to Vancouver for a safe landing on runway 08L about 33 minutes after leaving FL360.

The airline reported the crew received a pressurization indication and descended to a lower altitude as a precaution, the passenger oxygen masks did not deploy.

The aircraft is still on the ground in Vancouver about 30.5 hours after landing.

On Dec 27th 2023 the Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the RAM Air Outlet Actuator for the #1 air conditioning pack.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GBIA
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Airbus
Aircraft Model / Type
A319-114
ICAO Aircraft Type
A319
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
Nov 21, 2023

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-235

Aircraft Registration
C-GBIA

Aircraft Type
Airbus A319

ICAO Type Designator
A319

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