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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||0001-0600|
|Make Model Name||B737-300|
|Operating Under FAR Part||Part 121|
|Aircraft Component||Oxygen System/Crew|
|Experience||Maintenance Technician 30|
|Anomaly||Aircraft Equipment Problem Critical|
Deviation - Procedural FAR
Deviation - Procedural Published Material / Policy
Aircraft had a depressurization [event]. The aft flight attendant O2 mask door didn't drop. Upon opening the door; it was found that the O2 mask box was taped. If you do a mask drop on the hook you should still look inside each O2 mask door for any obstructions. Day shift. Duty time eight hours.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: An Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) was informed about a depressurization event on a B737-300 aircraft where the aft Flight Attendant jumpseat O2 oxygen masks ceiling door did not open. The O2 masks were also held inside with masking tape. Oxygen masks were not available to flight attendants.
Narrative: Aircraft had a depressurization [event]. The aft Flight Attendant O2 mask door didn't drop. Upon opening the door; it was found that the O2 mask box was taped. If you do a mask drop on the hook you should still look inside each O2 mask door for any obstructions. Day Shift. Duty time eight hours.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.