Incident at 10 NM W GREENWOOD NS NDB (YZX)
2015-08-14: A Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-402 (C-GKQF/ POE274) from Halifax, NS (CYHZ) to Ottawa, ON (CYOW) reported problem controlling pitch of propeller and requested return to CYHZ. The aircraft was cleared as requested. The pilot advised that they would be stopping on runway to see if power could be controlled. POE274 landed safely at 2225Z and taxied off runway at 2230Z. No emergency declared. No operational impact.
2015-08-24: Update: TSB Report #A15A0051: The Porter Airlines de Havilland DHC-8-400 (C-GKQF), operating as flight POE274, had departed Halifax (CYHZ) en route to Ottawa (CYOW). After levelling off, both engine condition levers were inadvertently selected to the Start/Feather position. The propeller electronic control (PEC) units identified this condition as a fault and instead of automatically feathering both propellers, the PEC units dropped off-line, resulting in a PEC 1 and PEC 2 master caution. Both propellers then immediately went into an over speed condition. The crew carried out the applicable Quick Reference Handbook actions and requested a return to CYHZ. POE274 landed at CYHZ without further incident. The aircraft was shut down on the taxiway and towed to the gate where passengers were deplaned. The operator?s maintenance personnel cleared the engine and PEC fault codes and returned the aircraft to service.
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