Incident at St. Leonard NB


1997-04-24: ARN 836 was on a flight from Montreal to St. Leonard NB and at about 10 minutes out and descending the crew heard a loud bang and the #2 engine began shutting down automatically. The aircraft landed without further incident. Maintenance determined that the aircraft and engine were serviceable and returned the aircraft to service. The company suspects that the problem was ice accumulation leading to a compressor stall.


CADORS Number 1997A0186
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-04-18 - 20:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St. Leonard NB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GOND | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA INC. (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1987
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN836
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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