Porter DH8D near Halifax on Mar 16th 2016, smoke in cabin, engine failure

Last Update: March 18, 2016 / 20:15:49 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-432

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GLQO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Porter Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GLQO performing flight PD-432 from Halifax,NS to Montreal,QC (Canada) with 46 people on board, was climbing out of Halifax when smoke was observed in the cabin. A short time later a loud bang was heard and the aircraft experienced an uncommanded yaw, the engine parameters for the left hand engine (PW150) dropped. The crew stopped the climb at about 11600 feet MSL, secured the left hand engine and the smoke dissipated in the cabin. The aircraft returned to Halifax for a safe landing on runway 14 about 30 minutes after departure. Emergency services inspected the aircraft.

The Canadian TSB reported company maintenance is investigating the cause of the engine failure.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GLQO
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
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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 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PD-432

Destination
Montreal, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GLQO

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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