Incident at VANCOUVER


1996-05-02: While 20 Mls North inbound to Vancouver, the crew advised that they had a fire warning in #1 engine. They shut the engine down, discharged both fire bottles and declared an emergency. The aircraft landed safely with ERS on standby. There were no injuries. Maintenance found the reduction gearbox input shaft sheared and a failed bearing, but the sequence of failure is not clear.Air1: C-FABTAir2: DHC-8Air3: AIR B.C. LTD.Occurrence: ENGINE SHUTDOWNClass: GGCategory: 210 204 280 290


CADORS Number 1994P0514
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-12-25 - 00:44
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, VANCOUVER
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FABT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR BC LIMITED (1663) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Fire/smoke (warning)

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