Tindi DHC7 at Hope Bay on Sep 16th 2014, engine fire indication

Last Update: September 18, 2014 / 20:08:29 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Tindi

Flight number
8T-801

Aircraft Registration
C-GCEV

ICAO Type Designator
DHC7

An Air Tindi de Havilland Dash DHC-7-100, registration C-GCEV performing flight 8T-801 from Yellowknife,NT to Hope Bay [CHB3],NU (Canada) with 18 people on board, was on final approach about 3nm before touch down when the #1 engine's (PT6, outboard left hand) fire warning activated prompting the crew to brief the flight attendants of a possible evacuation while continuing for landing, the checklist was carried out after touch down resulting in the engine being shut down and a fire bottle discharged. Ground personnel indicated there was no smoke visible from the engine. The crew initiated an evacuation through the rear right exit. There were no injuries.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found no trace of fire, cleaned the fire loop connectors and replaced the fire bottle. The aircraft subsequently returned to Yellowknife without further incident.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GCEV
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-7-103
ICAO Aircraft Type
DHC7
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine Type
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Sep 16, 2014

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Tindi

Flight number
8T-801

Aircraft Registration
C-GCEV

ICAO Type Designator
DHC7

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