Flybe Nordic AT72 near Turku on May 20th 2013, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: May 21, 2013 / 19:17:15 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BE-2229

Destination
Turku, Finland

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATH

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

A Flybe Nordic Avion de Transport Regional ATR-72-500, registration OH-ATH performing flight BE-2229 (dep May 19th) from Helsinki to Turku (Finland) with 28 passengers and 4 crew, was descending towards Turku when the crew reported the left hand engine (PW127) needed to be shut down. The aircraft continued for a safe landing in Turku.

The aircraft has not yet returned to Helsinki (Standing May 21st 19:00Z).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 20, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
BE-2229

Destination
Turku, Finland

Aircraft Registration
OH-ATH

Aircraft Type
ATR ATR-72-200

ICAO Type Designator
AT72

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