First B732 near Rankin Inlet on Aug 24th 2012, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 28, 2012 / 19:26:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
First Air

Flight number
7F-955

Destination
Iqaluit, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GNDF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A First Air Boeing 737-200, registration C-GNDF performing flight 7F-955 from Rankin Inlet,NU to Iqaluit,NU (Canada) with 29 people on board, was climbing out of Rankin Inlet shortly after takeoff when the crew noticed the left hand engine's (JT8D) oil filter had gone into bypass mode. The crew actioned the relevant checklist and shut the engine down. The aircraft returned to Rankin Inlet for a safe landing about 35 minutes later.

Maintenance reported metal was found in the filter and in the oil, an engine change has been initiated.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 24, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
First Air

Flight number
7F-955

Destination
Iqaluit, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GNDF

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

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