Incident at 60 NM East of Yorkton, Sask.


1996-06-18: Air Canada 218 DC-9 was enroute Winnipeg from Calgary via Regina at flight level 330. Sixty NM east of Yorkton the crew advised ACC that they had pressurization problems and were descending. The aircraft continued on to Winnipeg at 17,000 feet where an uneventful landing was accomplished. This flight had 73 passengers and a crew of 5 on board. Maintenance determined that the No. 1 pressurization controller was the problem and it was replaced. The crew, while on descent deployed the oxygen masks however at row 15, seats C, D, and E masks did not deploy. The mechanism was replaced and the aircraft was then returned to service.


CADORS Number 1996C0204
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-06-18 - 02:24
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 60 NM East of Yorkton, Sask.
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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 ACA218
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization

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