Logan DHC6 near Campbeltown on Nov 16th 2016, hydraulics failure, smoke in cockpit

Last Update: November 16, 2016 / 22:59:09 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Loganair

Flight number
BE-6844

Aircraft Registration
G-HIAL

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

A Loganair de Havilland Dash 6-400, registration G-HIAL performing flight BE-6844 from Campbeltown,SC to Glasgow,SC (UK), was climbing out of Campbeltown when the aircraft experienced a hydraulic failure shortly followed by smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft returned to Campbeltown for a safe landing about 20 minutes after departure.

A passenger reported about 10 minutes into the flight a hydraulic system failed, a short time later a fuse blew in the cockpit and smoke appeared in the cockpit. The first officer needed to manually pump the hydraulic system for landing. Emergency Services at Campbeltown including a life boat was on stand by for the return. After leaving the aircraft the passengers were taken to the terminal and medically checked for shock.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 16, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Loganair

Flight number
BE-6844

Aircraft Registration
G-HIAL

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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