Loss of pressurization Serious incident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-315Q Dash 8 VH-SCE,
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Date:Sunday 8 January 2023
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8C model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-315Q Dash 8
Owner/operator:QantasLink, opby Eastern Australia Airlines
Registration: VH-SCE
MSN: 602
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:40 NM 257 degrees from Richmond, NSW -   Australia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sydney-Kingsford Smith International Airport, NSW (SYD/YSSY)
Destination airport:Griffith Airport, NSW (GFF/YGTH)
Investigating agency: ATSB
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
During cruise at FL 160, flight QF2123 depressurised and the crew donned oxygen before conducting an emergency descent. The crew returned the aircraft to Sydney. The engineers replaced the cabin pressure controller.



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