Flybe DH8D near Newquay on Aug 30th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: September 1, 2014 / 22:43:41 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flybe

Flight number
BE-354

Aircraft Registration
G-ECOD

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Flybe de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration G-ECOD performing flight BE-354 from Newquay,EN to Manchester,EN (UK) with 68 people on board, was climbing through FL100 out of Newquay when the left hand engine (PW150A) emitted a pop and revving sounds prompting the crew to shut the engine down. The aircraft returned to Newquay for a safe landing about 35 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported a pop sound was heard from the left hand engine as the aircraft climbed through about 10,000 feet following by strange revving sounds, the propeller stopped a short time afterwards. The aircraft returned to Newquay about 30 minutes after departure.

The airline reported there was no emergency landing, however confirmed the aircraft returned to Newquay because of a technical issue.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 30, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Flybe

Flight number
BE-354

Aircraft Registration
G-ECOD

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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