Nolinor B732 enroute on Aug 4th 2016, persistent intermittent APU fire indication

Last Update: August 8, 2016 / 20:12:07 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
N5-951

Aircraft Registration
C-GTUK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

A Nolinor Aviation Boeing 737-200, registration C-GTUK performing flight N5-951 from Meadowbank,NU to Rankin Inlet,NU (Canada) with 106 people on board, departed Meadowbank, after takeoff the crew shut the APU down. While enroute at FL210 the crew received intermittent APU overheat/fire indications, worked the related checklists and discharged the fire agent into the APU, however, the intermittent fire warnings continued. The crew declared emergency and continued to Rankin Inlet for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure. Emergency services did not find any trace of fire, heat or smoke.

The Canadian TSB reported the shielding of the APU fire loop was damaged, the fire loop was replaced.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GTUK
Country of Registration
Canada
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
Boeing
Aircraft Model / Type
737-2B6C
ICAO Aircraft Type
B732
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
Aug 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
N5-951

Aircraft Registration
C-GTUK

Aircraft Type
Boeing 737-200

ICAO Type Designator
B732

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