Westjet Encore DH8D near Prince George on Feb 14th 2018, engine fire indication

Last Update: February 28, 2018 / 23:43:32 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-3205

Aircraft Registration
C-GENM

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Westjet Encore de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GENM performing flight WS-3205 from Fort St. John,BC to Vancouver,BC (Canada) with 44 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute at FL250 about 80nm northeast of Prince George,BC (Canada) when the crew received a fire indication for the right hand engine (PW150), shut the engine down and discharged both fire bottles, the indication however continued. The crew diverted the aircraft to Prince George for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance established that there had been no engine fire. A damaged wire in a connector had triggered the indication.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GENM
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 14, 2018

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WS-3205

Aircraft Registration
C-GENM

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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