Logan SF34 near Kirkwall on Oct 25th 2015, chips not fried

Last Update: October 26, 2015 / 22:58:31 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 25, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Loganair

Flight number
BE-6997

Aircraft Registration
G-LGNJ

Aircraft Type
SAAB 340

ICAO Type Designator
SF34

A Loganair Saab 340 on behalf of Flybe, registration G-LGNJ performing flight BE-6997 from Edinburgh,SC to Shetland Islands Sumburgh,SC (UK), was enroute at FL130 about 40nm southeast of Kirkwall,SC (UK) when the crew received a magnetic chips detector indication for one of the engines (CT7), reduced power on that engine, consulted with company maintenance and subsequently decided to divert to Kirkwall for a safe landing.

A replacement Saab 340 registration G-LGNN continued the flight to Sumburgh and delivered the passengers to their destination with a delay of about 80 minutes.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground in Kirkwall for about 17.5 hours, then ferried to Glasgow,SC (UK) for further maintenance.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 25, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Loganair

Flight number
BE-6997

Aircraft Registration
G-LGNJ

Aircraft Type
SAAB 340

ICAO Type Designator
SF34

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