Sunstate DH8D at Cairns on Sep 23rd 2019, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 23, 2019 / 15:50:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2301

Aircraft Registration
VH-LQJ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Sunstate de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Qantas, registration VH-LQJ performing flight QF-2301 from Cairns,QL to Townsville,QL (Australia), had departed Cairns' runway 15 and was enroute at FL120 about 30nm south of Cairns about 10 minutes into the flight when the crew turned the aircraft around to return to Cairns, the aircraft maintained FL120. The crew subsequently shut the left hand engine down and landed safely on Cairns' runway 15 about 50 minutes after departure.

The airline reported the crew received an oil indication and shut the engine down as a precaution. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-LQJ
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 23, 2019

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2301

Aircraft Registration
VH-LQJ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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