Jazz DH8A near Quebec on Oct 2nd 2013, hydraulic failure

Last Update: October 7, 2013 / 21:00:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 2, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8715

Destination
Quebec, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GONO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-GONO performing flight QK-8715 from Sept Isles,QC to Quebec,QC (Canada) with 19 people on board, was enroute when the crew received indication of loss of #2 hydraulic pressure. On approach to Quebec the crew performed a manual gear extension and landed safely on runway 24 about 25 minutes later.

The Canadian TSB reported the check valve on top of the nose steering manifold was found broken into two pieces. The valve was replaced, the hydraulic system refilled and bled, a leak check conducted with no findings and gear swings and nose wheel steering tested with no anomalies.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 2, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8715

Destination
Quebec, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GONO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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