Creebec DH8A at Kingston and Toronto on Apr 11th 2016, extended holding brought fuel down to minimum fuel

Last Update: April 20, 2016 / 22:15:37 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Apr 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YN-704

Destination
Kingston, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FCWP

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

An Air Creebec de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-FCWP performing flight YN-704 from Moosonee,ON to Kingston,ON (Canada) with 32 people on board, was on approach to Kingston when the crew entered a hold due to weather and eventually decided to divert to Toronto,ON (Canada). Arriving at Toronto the aircraft was placed into an extended holding, the crew declared emergency due to low fuel and landed safely on Toronto's runway 33R about 3.5 hours after departure (scheduled flying time 2 hours).

The Canadian TSB reported: "The aircraft was placed in an extended holding upon arriving at CYYZ which brought the fuel down to the minimum reserve fuel capacity of 900 lbs."
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-FCWP
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Dehavilland
Aircraft Model / Type
DHC-8-102
ICAO Aircraft Type
DH8A
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
Apr 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YN-704

Destination
Kingston, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-FCWP

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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