Central Mountain DH8A at Smithers on Apr 18th 2022, smoke in the cabin

Last Update: May 12, 2022 / 19:43:00 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
9M-8016

Aircraft Registration
C-GNCJ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Central Mountain Air de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-GNCJ performing flight 9M-8016 from Smithers,BC to Dease Lake,BC (Canada) with 26 passengers and 3 crew, was about 15 minutes into the trip when the flight attendant advised the flight crew of smoke in the cabin. The crew declared PAN PAN and returned to Smithers for a safe landing. The occupants deplaned rapidly. Subsequent examination found that the heat source no longer existed.

The Canadian TSB reported a maintenance inspection found a light bulb in an overhead locker showed evidence of electrical arcing and overheat.
Aircraft Registration Data
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C-GNCJ
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
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Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 18, 2022

Classification
Incident

Flight number
9M-8016

Aircraft Registration
C-GNCJ

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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