Jetstar A320 near Wellington on Dec 6th 2013, cabin did not pressurize

Last Update: December 6, 2013 / 22:46:24 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 6, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-262

Aircraft Registration
VH-VGT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

A Jetstar Airbus A320-200, registration VH-VGT performing flight JQ-262 from Wellington to Auckland (New Zealand) with 158 people on board, was climbing out of Wellington's runway 34 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet reporting the cabin did not pressurize. The aircraft returned to Wellington for a safe landing on runway 34 about 30 minutes after departure.

The aircraft was able to depart again after 6 hours on the ground and reached Auckland with a delay of 6.5 hours.

The airline confirmed the aircraft returned to Wellington due to the cabin not pressurizing.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 6, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
JQ-262

Aircraft Registration
VH-VGT

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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