ANZ DH8C near Blenheim on Apr 9th 2021, engine shut down in flight
Last Update: April 9, 2021 / 20:42:50 GMT/Zulu time
A passenger reported after landing the left engine stopped just prior to the descent into Blenheim. The aircraft was met by firefighters, who however did not need to intervene finding no trace of heat or fire. The captain subsequently entered the cabin and told the passengers that the engine was shut down as a precaution due to a high temperature.
The return flight NZ-8212 was cancelled. The occurrence aircraft is still on the ground in Blenheim about 19 hours after landing.
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