Commutair DH8C at Rochester on Dec 25th 2015, engine shut down in flight

Last Update: December 26, 2015 / 14:32:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 25, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-3585

Aircraft Registration
N857CA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

A Commutair de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of United, registration N857CA performing flight UA-3585 from Rochester,NY to Washington Dulles,DC (USA) with 50 passengers and 3 crew, was in the initial climb out of runway 22 when the crew declared emergency reporting they had lost their left hand engine (PW123) and levelled off at 2500 feet. The propeller and engine was secured and the aircraft landed safely back on runway 04 about 20 minutes after departure.

A replacement Dash 8-300 registration N837CA reached Washington with a delay of 3.5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N857CA
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
Manufacturer
BOMBARDIER INC
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-311
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8C
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
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Engine Model
Engine Type
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Dec 25, 2015

Classification
Incident

Airline
Commutair

Flight number
UA-3585

Aircraft Registration
N857CA

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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