Nelson DH8C near Tauranga on Nov 23rd 2018, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: November 25, 2018 / 20:00:34 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Nelson

Flight number
NZ-8262

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NEB

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

An Air Nelson de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of Air New Zealand, registration ZK-NEB performing flight NZ-8262 from Wellington to Tauranga (New Zealand), was descending towards Tauranga about 10-15 minutes prior to estimated landing when the crew needed to shut the right hand engine (PW123) down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Tauranga.

The airline reported the crew decided to shut the engine down due to indication of a possible propeller malfunction.

The aircraft was able to return to service 10 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 23, 2018

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Nelson

Flight number
NZ-8262

Aircraft Registration
ZK-NEB

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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