Porter DH8D at Sudbury on Oct 8th 2023, loud bang and sound of leaking air on final approach

Last Update: November 6, 2023 / 18:22:58 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 8, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-2541

Destination
Sudbury, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GLQP

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Porter Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GLQP performing flight PD-2541 from Toronto City,ON to Sudbury,ON (Canada) with 26 people on board, was on final approach to Sudbury's runway 30 when a flight attendant heard a loud bang and subsequently heard the sounds of leaking air. The flight crew performed a go around, observed the cabin pressure was fluctuating, declared PAN PAN and positioned for another approach to runway 30. The aircraft landed on runway 30 without further incident about 25 minutes after the go around.

The Canadian TSB reported the aircraft stopped on the runway for an inspection by emergency services, then taxied to the gate. Maintenance discovered a tear in the aft baggage door seal.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GLQP
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
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
Oct 8, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-2541

Destination
Sudbury, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GLQP

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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