Incident at 45 East of YYG

Summary

2003-05-05: TGO852 a Cessna 550 enroute from St. John's to Moncton reported a pressurization problem. The aircraft was at Flight Level 290, 45 Nautical Miles East of Charlottetown and requested a decent to 10,000 ft. The aircraft was cleared to FL200 by ATC. The aircraft landed in Moncton safely at 2021Z. It is suspected that there was a problem with the Outflow Valve.
2003-05-06: TSB Update - 2003/05/06 - A03A0050: C-FXJN, a Cessna Citation with two crew and four passengers IFR from St. John's to Moncton, was descending through FL300 when the cabin rate of climb indicator went to a maximum of 6000 FPM rate of climb and stayed there. The cabin lost pressurization but held at 12,500 cabin altitude. Cabin 10,000 feet warning illuminated, both crew put on their oxygen masks and carried out procedure for Cabin Alt above 10,000 feet. Crew declared an emergency and descended to 10,000 feet advising ATC of the loss of cabin pressure. Aircraft landed safely in Moncton without further incident or requiring CFR services. The aircraft's pressurization controller has been replaced.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0251
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-03 - 19:45
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Prince Edward Island, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 45 East of YYG
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0050
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28994
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FJXN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 550
Year Built 1991
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT15D-4
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TGO852
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Decompression/pressurization

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