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.


CADORS Number 2013A0804
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-08-24 - 12:46
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, In the vicinity of: GREENWOOD NS (CYZX)
TSB Occurrence Number A13A0102
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 165357-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLQK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Porter Airlines Inc.
Operator PORTER AIRLINES INC. (15266) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC-8-402
Year Built 2009
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW150A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number POE256
Flight Rule IFR
CARS Subpart 705
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine shut down,Declared emergency/priority,Engine - malfunction

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