Inuit DH8C over Labrador Sea on Mar 9th 2016, hydraulic leak

Last Update: March 16, 2016 / 20:28:50 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Inuit

Flight number
3H-850

Destination
Nuuk, Greenland

Aircraft Registration
C-GXAI

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

An Air Inuit de Havilland Dash 8-300, registration C-GXAI performing flight 3H-850 from Kuujjuaq,QC (Canada) to Nuuk (Greenland) with 30 people on board, was enroute at FL250 over the Labrador Sea about 400nm northeast of Kuujjuaq when the crew noticed the hydraulic system #2 was losing fluid, declared emergency and returned to Kuujjuaq, where the aircraft landed safely about 2 hours later.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance found an O-ring on the engine driven pump was damaged and leaked oil. The pump was replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GXAI
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-314
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8C
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
Mar 9, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Air Inuit

Flight number
3H-850

Destination
Nuuk, Greenland

Aircraft Registration
C-GXAI

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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