Canadian North B732 near Fort McMurray on Jul 31st 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: August 8, 2014 / 20:30:02 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5T-1724

Aircraft Registration
C-GKCP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A Canadian North Boeing 737-200, registration C-GKCP performing flight 5T-1724 from Calgary,AB to Fort MacKay,AB (Canada) with 92 people on board, was enroute at FL320 about 25nm northwest of Fort McMurray when the crew received a left hand engine (JT8D) overheat indication, shut the engine down and discharged both fire bottles as per checklists. The crew declared emergency and diverted to Fort McMurray for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported that a visual inspection revealed no damage. Airline Maintenance is going to update the TSB with their findings.

Maintenance reported a leaking bleed air line was discovered which blew hot air straight onto the fire detection loops. The line was replaced together with the fire bottles and squibs.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 31, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
5T-1724

Aircraft Registration
C-GKCP

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

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