Amakusa DH8A at Amakusa on Oct 13th 2015, engine fire indication and smoke

Last Update: October 13, 2015 / 19:37:43 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AHX-108

Destination
Amakusa, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA81AM

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

An Amakusa Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration JA81AM performing flight AHX-108 from Fukuoka to Amakusa (Japan) with 38 people on board, was on approach to Amakusa when the crew received a fire indication for the right hand engine (PW121) and white smoke was observed trailing the engine. The crew shut the engine down, activated the fire suppression, continued for a safe landing and stopped the aircraft on the runway. As the fire indication had ceased by then, the crew did not initiate an evacuation, emergency services reported there was no evidence of an engine fire.

The airline reported the cause of the smoke is under investigation. All 4 flights between Fukuoka and Amakusa of Oct 14th have been cancelled.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 13, 2015

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AHX-108

Destination
Amakusa, Japan

Aircraft Registration
JA81AM

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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