Incident at Boston USA


1999-06-24: ARN853 DH8 enroute Halifax to Boston FL240 reported Smoke in the cockpit. Crew donned masks, declared emergency and initiated descent. Aircraft landing in Boston, assessed situation on Runway and taxied to the gate without further incident. Maintenance found evidence of heavy arcing on a loose terminal on the first officer's windshield heating system. The terminal was cleaned, secured and function checked serviceable. Aircraft has been returned to service. TSB case closed. TSB file # A99F0039


CADORS Number 1999A0343
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1999-06-21 - 00:01
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Boston USA
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Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FDOJ | 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 1988
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning),Declared emergency/priority

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