Sunstate DH8D at Dubbo on Dec 5th 2014, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 11, 2014 / 17:29:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2039

Aircraft Registration
VH-LQF

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Sunstate Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400 on behalf of Qantas/Qantaslink, registration VH-LQF performing flight QF-2039 from Dubbo,NS to Sydney,NS (Autralia), was climbing out of Dubbo about 10 minutes into the flight when the left hand engine (PW150) failed and needed to be shut down. The aircraft returned to Dubbo for a safe landing about 25 minutes after departure.

On Dec 11th 2014 The Aviation Herald received information there had been a FADEC failure and the loss of engine oil. The engine was replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
VH-LQF
Country of Registration
Australia
Date of Registration
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TCDS Ident. No.
Manufacturer
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Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Maximum Take off Mass (MTOM) [kg]
Engine Count
Engine
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Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 5, 2014

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QF-2039

Aircraft Registration
VH-LQF

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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