Jazz DH8D near Calgary on Mar 17th 2017, generator failure

Last Update: May 8, 2017 / 21:07:14 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Mar 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8401

Destination
Kelowna, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GGFP

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

A Jazz de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration C-GGFP performing flight QK-8401 from Calgary,AB to Kelowna,BC (Canada) with 53 people on board, had just levelled off at cruise altitude 16,000 feet when the crew received a generator #1 caution indication and loss of electrical power from the left hand generator (engine PW150A). Shortly afterwards a flight attendant advised of an electrical odour in the cabin. The flight crew worked the related checklists, declared emergency reporting smoke in the cockpit and decided to return to Calgary requesting emergency services on stand by. The aircraft landed safely.

The Canadian TSB reported emergency services did not detect any issues, the aircraft continued to the apron now with the #1 engine shut down.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
C-GGFP
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
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
Mar 17, 2017

Classification
Incident

Flight number
QK-8401

Destination
Kelowna, Canada

Aircraft Registration
C-GGFP

ICAO Type Designator
DH8D

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