Piedmont DH8C near Islip on May 16th 2017, addicted light bulb

Last Update: May 16, 2017 / 22:49:23 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2017

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N330EN

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

A Piedmont de Havilland Dash 8-300 on behalf of American Airlines, registration N330EN performing PDT-4868/AA-4868 from Islip,NY to Philadelphia,PA (USA) with 40 passengers and 3 crew, was climbing out of Islip's MacArthur Airport when smoke developed in the cockpit prompting the crew to stop the climb at 12,000 feet and return to Islip for a safe landing about 30 minutes after departure.

The airline reported a light bulb in the cockpit burned out and started to smoke. The crew decided to return out of abundance of caution. The issue was quickly fixed and the aircraft departed again.

The aircraft reached Philadelphia with a delay of 2:40 hours.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 16, 2017

Classification
Incident

Aircraft Registration
N330EN

ICAO Type Designator
DH8C

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