Canada A320 enroute on Aug 28th 2016, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: September 19, 2016 / 20:48:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1135

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GPWG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

An Air Canada Airbus A320-200, registration C-GPWG performing flight AC-1135 from Calgary,AB to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 153 people on board, was enroute at FL350 about 230nm north of Toronto,ON (Canada) when the crew noticed a loss of cabin pressure, which could not be controlled, and initiated an emergency descent. The crew stopped the descent at FL200 after control of the cabin pressure was regained and the cabin pressure stabilized. The passenger oxygen masks did not deploy. The aircraft continued to Montreal at the lower flight level for a safe landing about one hour after leaving FL350.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft had been dispatched under minimum equipment list requirements with the #2 air conditioning system inoperative. Following the occurrence maintenance replaced the #1 engine pressure relief valve and the #2 temperature controller.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 28, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-1135

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GPWG

Aircraft Type
Airbus A320

ICAO Type Designator
A320

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