Creebec DH8A at Kashechewan on Aug 21st 2016, propeller autofeathered on approach

Last Update: August 29, 2016 / 21:26:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YN-851

Aircraft Registration
C-GUXF

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

An Air Creebec de Havilland Dash 8-100, registration C-GUXF performing flight YN-851 from Moosonee,ON to Kashechewan,ON (Canada) with 18 people on board, was on approach to Kashechewan, the crew reduced power settings to maintain 140 KIAS when the left hand propeller automatically feathered unexpectedly. The crew shut the left engine (PW120A) down and elected to return to Moosonee, where the aircraft landed safely.

The Canadian TSB reported maintenance replaced the Torque Signal Conditioning Unit (TSCU).
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 21, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
YN-851

Aircraft Registration
C-GUXF

ICAO Type Designator
DH8A

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