Porter DH8D enroute on Jun 1st 2022, cracked windshield

Last Update: June 11, 2022 / 19:47:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jun 1, 2022

Flight number
PD-262

Aircraft Registration
C-GKQA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Porter Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GKQA performing flight PD-262 from St. John's,NL and Halifax,NS (Canada) with 80 people on board, was enroute at FL240 about 30 minutes into the flight when the right hand windshield cracked. The crew completed the checklists and consulted with dispatch regarding weather at both airport of origin and destination as well as fuel calculations for lower altitudes. The crew decided to continue to Halifax at reduced speed, declared PAN PAN, slowly descended to FL140 to remain out of clouds and icing conditions with the flight crew on oxygen. After about an hour the flight descended to FL100 and continued for a safe landing in Halifax.

The Canadian TSB reported the flight crew was on oxygen while descending from FL240 and maintaining FL140, the cabin crew was on portable oxygen and provided oxygen to 8 passengers initially feeling light headed. There were no injuries, and nobody needed medical attention at landing.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GKQA
Country of Registration
Canada
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
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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
Jun 1, 2022

Flight number
PD-262

Aircraft Registration
C-GKQA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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