Flybe DH8D at Belfast on Jun 20th 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: June 20, 2019 / 20:51:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flybe

Flight number
BE-680

Aircraft Registration
G-PRPE

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration G-PRPE performing flight BE-680 from Belfast City,NI to Edinburgh,SC (UK) with 76 passengers, was climbing out of Belfast City's runway 22 when the crew stopped the climb at 5000 feet due to a problem with the left hand engine (PW150) and shut the engine down. The aircraft returned to Belfast City for a safe landing on runway 22 about 30 minutes after departure.

A replacement Dash 8-400 registration G-PRPN reached Edinburgh with a delay of 4 hours.

The airline reported the aircraft suffered a technical fault, the captain shut the left hand engine down as a safety precaution and returned to Belfast.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flybe

Flight number
BE-680

Aircraft Registration
G-PRPE

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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