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The ATSB is investigating an incorrect configuration incident involving a Boeing 737-8FE, registered VH-VUB, operated by Tiger Airways Australia, near Sydney Airport, NSW, on the 12 July 2018.

Passing 10,000 ft on climb, the cabin failed to pressurise. The crew subsequently detected that the pressurisation system had not been correctly armed during the pre-flight checks.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will obtain information from the flight crew, and additional information as required.

Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.

General details
Date: 12 July 2018 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 10:40 EST Investigation phase: Evidence collection 
Location   (show map):near Sydney Airport Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Incorrect configuration 
 Occurrence class: Operational 
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Incident 
Anticipated completion: 4th Quarter 2018 Highest injury level: None 
Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 737-8FE 
Aircraft registration: VH-VUB 
Serial number: 34013 
Operator: Tiger Airways Australia 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Sydney, NSW
Destination:Melbourne, Vic.
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Last update 19 July 2018