Canadian North DH8A near Gjoa Haven on Mar 18th 2020, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: March 24, 2020 / 20:59:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5T-656

Destination
Kugaaruk, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GRGO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Canadian North de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-GRGO performing flight 5T-656 from Yellowknife,NT to Kugaaruk,NU (Canada) with 28 people on board, was descending through 10,000 feet towards Kugaaruk when smoke appeared in the cockpit. The crew donned their oxygen masks, worked the related checklist, which caused the smoke to dissipate. The crew declared emergency and diverted to Gjoa Haven,NU (Canada) requesting emergency services to meet the aircraft and landed safely without further incident. The passengers deplaned safely.

The Canadian TSB reported there was no evidence of a fire, the operator's maintenance is investigating.

The aircraft returned to service on Mar 21st 2020.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 18, 2020

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5T-656

Destination
Kugaaruk, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GRGO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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