Jazz DH8D at Vancouver on Oct 29th 2023, hot generator

Last Update: December 5, 2023 / 11:57:17 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 29, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-445

Destination
Terrace, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GGOY

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GGOY performing flight QK-445 from Vancouver,BC to Terrace,BC (Canada) with 60 people on board, had just levelled off at cruise level 240 when the crew received indication the left hand DC generator was hot, sparks were seen out of the left hand engine's cowl vent. The crew declared PAN PAN, worked the related checklists and returned to Vancouver for a safe landing on runway 08R, vacated the runway via taxiway D5, then shut the left engine down. The aircraft taxied to the apron with emergency services in trail.

The Canadian TSB reported, that the crew received a No.1 DC GEN HOT caution message and sparks were seen exiting the No.1 engine cowl vent and continued: "Company maintenance found the No.1 generator inlet duct had been broken off. The generator and associate generator control unit were replaced."
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GGOY
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
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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 29, 2023

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-445

Destination
Terrace, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GGOY

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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