Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2010-10-13: CLC3472, DHC 8 401, enroute from Newark (KEWR) to Halifax (CYHZ), landed at 00:23Z and taxied in to the apron. At 00:31Z, the pilot reported smoke and a possible engine fire. Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) responded to Gate 38. Passengers and crew evacuated on the apron with no reported injuries. The cause of the smoke appears to have been an overheated generator on the starboard engine. The flight continue to the gate after a 35 minute delay.
2010-11-16: UPDATE TSB: A10A0111: CJC3472, a Colgan Air De Havilland DH8D en route from Newark to Halifax, had landed at Halifax and had taxied to the apron. A short time later near the gate, the flight crew advised that they had an indication of smoke and possible fire in the number two engine. ARFF responded and the passengers and crew evacuated the aircraft on the apron with no reported injuries. Maintenance inspection revealed that the source of the smoke had been an overheated starter/generator. The component was replaced along with the Generator Control Unit and the aircraft has since been returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2010A1071
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2010-10-12 - 00:31
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax Intl (CYHZ)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0111
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 125319-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Evacuation
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator COLGAN AIR INC. (10699) Commercial
Make DEHAVILLAND - CAN
Model DHC 8 401
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CJC3472
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem,False warning - smoke or fire,Evacuation (aircraft)

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