Flybe DH8D near Birmingham on Oct 13th 2019, sparking toilet

Last Update: October 15, 2019 / 20:28:08 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flybe

Flight number
BE-1544

Aircraft Registration
G-JECM

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration G-JECM performing flight BE-1544 from East Midlands,EN to Jersey,CI (UK) with 59 people on board, was enroute at FL140 about 15nm southeast of Birmingham,EN (UK) when passengers reported sparks in a toilet prompting the crew to divert to Birmingham for a safe landing on runway 15 about 15 minutes later.

The airline reported the aircraft diverted due to a minor technical problem. The passengers were rebooked onto other flights.

The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Birmingham about 58 hours after landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flybe

Flight number
BE-1544

Aircraft Registration
G-JECM

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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