Loganair SF34 near Inverness on May 22nd 2014, icing

Last Update: May 23, 2014 / 21:19:22 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Loganair

Flight number
BE-6774

Aircraft Registration
G-LGNJ

Aircraft Type
SAAB 340

ICAO Type Designator
SF34

A Loganair Saab 340 on behalf of Flybe, registration G-LGNJ performing flight BE-6774 from Aberdeen,SC to Shetland Islands,SC (UK) with 33 passengers and 4 crew, was enroute at FL170 over the North Sea about 30 minutes into the flight when the crew noticed an ice buid up on the airframe and declared emergency. The aircraft turned around, descended to FL100 then to FL070 and diverted to Inverness,SC (UK) for a safe landing.

A replacement aircraft delivered the passengers to Shetland Island's Sumburgh Airport.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 22, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Loganair

Flight number
BE-6774

Aircraft Registration
G-LGNJ

Aircraft Type
SAAB 340

ICAO Type Designator
SF34

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