Incident at Nanaimo, B.C.


1996-09-12: While starting engines ABL748 DH8 pilot advised fire light on. Emergency Response was called and the passengers were evacuated. The crew reported no visible flames. The starting motor did not disengage, overheated and created smoke.


CADORS Number 1996P0418
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-09-11 - 16:18
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Nanaimo, B.C.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR B.C.
Operator AIR BC LIMITED (1663) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ABL748
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Roll Out
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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