Wideroe DH8B near Trondheim on Feb 20th 2013, smoke in cabin

Last Update: February 21, 2013 / 18:36:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WF-757

Aircraft Registration
LN-WSB

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

A Wideroe Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-200, registration LN-WSB performing flight WF-757 from Mo I Rana to Trondheim (Norway) with 20 passengers and 3 crew, was descending towards Trondheim about 10 minutes prior to landing when the crew reported smoke in the cabin. The crew continued for a safe landing at Trondheim about 8 minutes later, vacated the runway and stopped on the adjacent taxiway. Emergency services found no trace of fire or heat, the passengers disembarked normally onto the taxiway and were bussed to the terminal.

The airline reported the aircraft was still at cruise level when the smoke occurred, the crew quickly descended the aircraft to 10,000 feet, where the aircraft no longer needed to be pressurized while emergency services were put on stand by.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
LN-WSB
Country of Registration
Norway
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT OF CANADA LIMITED
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-202
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8B
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
WF-757

Aircraft Registration
LN-WSB

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

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