Horizon DH8D near Yakima on May 21st 2021, sparks in galley

Last Update: May 22, 2021 / 16:57:26 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-2256

Aircraft Registration
N438QX

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Horizon Air de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Alaska Airlines, registration N438QX performing flight AS-2256 from Pasco,WA to Seattle,WA (USA), was enroute at 16,000 feet about 40nm northwest of Yakima,WA (USA) when the crew decided to divert to Yakima after sparks were seen in the galley. The aircraft landed safely in Yakima about 14 minutes later.

A replacement Dash 8-400 registration N430QX reached Seattle with a delay of about 4 hours.

The airline reported there was no fire and no smoke, the passengers disembarked normally at Yakima.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N438QX
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
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Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 21, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AS-2256

Aircraft Registration
N438QX

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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