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.
|Date:||12 July 2018||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||10:40 EST||Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||near Sydney Airport||Investigation phase:||Final report: External review|
|State:||New South Wales||Occurrence type:||Incorrect configuration|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||3rd Quarter 2019|
|Aircraft manufacturer||The Boeing Company|
|Operator||Tiger Airways Australia|
|Type of operation||Air Transport High Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Nil|
|Departure point||Sydney, NSW|