Incident at In the vicinity of: GREENWOOD NS (CYZX)
2014-12-16: A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC 8 402 (C-GLQK/ POE256) from Halifax, NS (CYHZ) to Ottawa, ON (CYOW) declared an emergency over Greenwood, NS (CYZX) due to over-speed in engine 1. The aircraft returned to Halifax, NS (CYHZ) at 1303Z.
2014-12-16: UPDATE: TSB Report# A13A0102: The Porter Airlines Dash 8-400 (registration C-GLQK) aeroplane was enroute from Halifax (CYHZ) to Ottawa (CYOW). The aircraft was climbing through 18000 feet over Greenwood (CYZX) when the crew noticed unusual engine noises. The number 1 engine ITT and Torque was fluctuating and the Propeller Electronic Control, (PEC) #1 caution light illuminated; the #1 propeller overspeed was confirmed. The number one engine (PWC PW150A) was shutdown and an emergency was declared. The aircraft diverted to Halifax and landed safely. Maintenance replaced the PEC on the engine # 1 and, after an engine run check, released the aircraft to service.
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