LAN Colombia DH8B at Pereira on Sep 18th 2013, engine failure

Last Update: September 18, 2013 / 20:30:44 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
4C-3384

Aircraft Registration
HK-4491

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

A LAN Colombia de Havilland Dash 8-200, registration HK-4491 performing flight 4C-3384/LA-3384 from Pereira to Medellin (Colombia) with 28 passengers, was in the initial climb out of Pereira when the left hand engine (PW123C) failed prompting the crew to stop the climb and return to Pereira for a safe landing.

The airport initially reported the crew advised of an engine fire indication, the aircraft was evacuated after landing, later the airport reported of a mechanical problem in one of the engines.

The airline stated that rumours and press reports of an engine fire were not true, the engine lost power however requiring the return to Pereira.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 18, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
4C-3384

Aircraft Registration
HK-4491

ICAO Type Designator
DH8B

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