Incident at Yorkton, Saskatchewan


1996-06-18: Air Canada Flight 254 DC-9 service departed Edmonton enroute Winnipeg via Yorkton and Langruth. There was a crew of five and 73 passengers on board. Just north of Yorkton the crew advised ACC that they were making an emergency decent due to pressurization problems. The aircraft continued to Winnipeg at 10,000 feet where an uneventful landing was accomplished at 0246Z. Company maintenance replaced the number 1 pressurization controller and the aircraft was returned to service.


CADORS Number 1996C0203
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-06-18 - 02:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yorkton, Saskatchewan
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262)
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC9
Year Built
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA254
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization

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