Voyageur DH8A near Toronto on Jul 13th 2021, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: July 19, 2021 / 20:49:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VC-103

Aircraft Registration
C-GKON

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Voyageur Airways de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-GKON performing flight VC-103 from Hamilton,ON to Montreal Mirabel,QC (Canada) with 4 crew, was enroute at FL210 about 70nmeastnortheast of Toronto,ON (Canada) when the crew needed to shut the left hand engine (PW120A) down. The crew turned the aircraft around and diverted to Toronto for a safe landing on runway 05 about 35 minutes later.

On Jul 19th 2021 the Canadian TSB reported the crew received a number 1 engine oil pressure indication and requested to divert to Toronto. The crew carried out the QRH procedures and attempted to feather the engine. The oil pressure continued to drop prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The crew declared emergency and continued for a safe landing in Toronto. Maintenance identified an O-ring connecting the pressure tube to the oil cooler had failed.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GKON
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-102
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8A
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 13, 2021

Classification
Incident

Flight number
VC-103

Aircraft Registration
C-GKON

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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