Polar L410 near Yakutsk on Nov 13th 2012, propeller feathered uncommandedly

Last Update: November 14, 2012 / 15:16:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RKA-257

Destination
Ust Maya, Russia

Aircraft Registration
RA-67623

Aircraft Type
Let L-410 Turbolet

ICAO Type Designator
L410

A Polar Airlines Let L-410, registration RA-67623 performing flight RKA-257 from Yakutsk Magan to Ust Maya (Russia) with 14 passengers and 3 crew, was enroute about 40nm southeast of Yakutsk when the left hand propeller spontaneously feathered. The crew decided to return to Yakutsk's Magan Airport for a safe landing.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 13, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
RKA-257

Destination
Ust Maya, Russia

Aircraft Registration
RA-67623

Aircraft Type
Let L-410 Turbolet

ICAO Type Designator
L410

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