Norra AT72 at Tallinn on Jan 30th 2019, overheating relay in cockpit

Last Update: February 1, 2019 / 18:54:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AY-1031

Destination
Tallinn, Estonia

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATK

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Norra Nordic Regional Airlines Avions de Transport Regional ATR-72-212A on behalf of Finnair, registration OH-ATK performing flight AY-1031 from Helsinki (Finland) to Tallinn (Estonia) with 41 passengers and 4 crew, landed on Tallinn's runway 26 when immediately after touchdown smoke appeared in the cockpit prompting the crew to declare Mayday. The aircraft vacated the runway and subsequently stopped clear of the runway. The aircraft was evacuated. There were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft is being assessed.

The airline reported the aircraft was taxiing when smoke in the cockpit prompting the crew to evacuate the aircraft.

On Feb 1st 2019 The Aviation Herald learned a relay for anti-ice overheated nearly causing a fire in the cockpit just after touchdown (and not after vacating the runway as initially had transpired) emitting a lot of smoke. Estonian and Finnish Accident Investigation Boards were notified of the occurrence.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jan 30, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AY-1031

Destination
Tallinn, Estonia

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATK

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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