Porter DH8D at Toronto on Jul 6th 2015, dropped engine cowl

Last Update: July 15, 2015 / 21:57:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Jul 6, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-617

Destination
Timmins, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GKQB

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Porter de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GKQB performing flight PD-617 from Toronto City,ON to Timmins,ON (Canada) with 26 people on board, departed Billy Bishop Airport's runway 33 but immediately after takeoff dropped the outboard cowl of the left hand engine (PW150). Some time later ground personnel discovered debris on the runway and contacted tower, the debris was collected and identified as an engine cowl, the airline notified who in turn contacted the flight crew who had remained unaware of the occurrence. The aircraft returned to Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport for a safe landing.

The Canadian TSB reported that in addition to the damaged engine cowl the aircraft received damage to leading edge of left wing, upper left wing surface and a window frame. It was determined that the 4 latches, that secure the left forward engine door, had not been fastened.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GKQB
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-402
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8D
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
Jul 6, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-617

Destination
Timmins, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GKQB

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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