Commutair DH8B at Syracuse on Dec 3rd 2012, suspected fuel leak

Last Update: December 5, 2012 / 18:09:48 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
C5-4799

Aircraft Registration
N368PH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

A Commutair de Havilland Dash 8-200 on behalf of United, registration N368PH performing flight C5-4799 from Syracuse,NY to Cleveland,OH (USA) 20 people on board, was climbing out of runway 28 when the crew reported they were losing fuel out of the number 2 engine, stopped the climb at 7500 feet and returned to Syracuse for a safe landing on runway 28 about 10 minutes after departure. Emergency services found no trace of a fuel leak, the passengers disembarked normally.

The flight was cancelled, the passengers were rebooked onto the next flight.

The incident aircraft was able to position to Cleveland later the day as flight C5-9874 departing Syracuse about 5.5 hours after landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N368PH
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-202
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8B
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
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Engine Model
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 3, 2012

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
C5-4799

Aircraft Registration
N368PH

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

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