AO-2021-005

Boeing B737-36E, ZK-FXK, depressurisation near Darwin Aerodrome
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
Overseas
It was reported that during its climb out of Darwin, the cabin of a Boeing B737-36E freighter failed to pressurise. Warning received, crew donned oxygen masks and returned to Darwin. No damage reported, no personal harm reported. The incident involved a New Zealand-registered aeroplane, so TAIC is providing New Zealand’s Accredited Representative to participate in the Australian Transport Safety Bureau’s investigation.
[As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings].
Location
Darwin, Australia (-12.414722,130.876667) [may be approximate]