Incident at PENTICTON


1996-01-25: Shortly after take-off, the pilot called to advise smoke in the cabin. Following an emergency landing, 41 persons evacuated onto Rwy 34 which was closed for 20 minutes. Investigation indicated an electric wheelchair in the baggage area had fallen over spilling battery acid.Air1: ABL678Air2: DHC-8Air3: AIR B.C.Occurrence: AIRCRAFT INCIDENTClass: GGCategory: 210 230


CADORS Number 1994P0488
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-12-05 - 21:07
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, PENTICTON
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Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
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Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR BC LIMITED (1663)
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ABL678
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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