Canada A333 near Vancouver on Jan 22nd 2017, loss of cabin pressure

Last Update: January 31, 2017 / 20:10:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-111

Aircraft Registration
C-GHLM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

An Air Canada Airbus A330-300, registration C-GHLM performing flight AC-111 from Montreal,QC to Vancouver,BC (Canada), was enroute at FL400 about 120nm east of Vancouver when the crew received a "ENG 2 BLEED FAULT" indication, declared emergency reporting the loss of cabin pressure and initiated an emergency descent to minimum safe altitude. Descending through 13,000 feet the operation of the #2 engine bleed air system could be restored. The passenger oxygen masks were not released. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Vancouver about 25 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft had been dispatched under minimum equipment list requirements with the left hand engine's bleed air system inoperative.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 22, 2017

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Canada

Flight number
AC-111

Aircraft Registration
C-GHLM

Aircraft Type
Airbus A330-300

ICAO Type Designator
A333

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