Jazz DH8A at Montreal on Dec 24th 2013, aircraft turns into "sparkler"

Last Update: December 30, 2013 / 23:35:16 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8792

Aircraft Registration
C-GTAI

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-GTAI performing flight QK-8792 from Montreal,QC to Saint John,NB (Canada) with 40 people on board, was accelerating for takeoff from Montreal's runway 24L when an airport operations vehicles observed sparks and flames from the right hand main gear. The crew rejected takeoff at low speed and stopped on the runway, the engines were shut down and passengers prepared for evacuation while emergency services responded. Emergency services indicated no evacuation was necessary, the passengers disembarked onto the runway after a bus had arrived and were bussed to the terminal.

The runway was closed for 65 minutes until the aircraft was towed off the runway.

The Canadian TSB reported that a malfunction was detected on the brakes assembly #4, the brakes assembly was replaced.

A replacement Dash 8-100 reached Saint John with a delay of 3 hours.
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 24, 2013

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8792

Aircraft Registration
C-GTAI

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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