Incident ATR 42-512 VQ-BKQ, Tuesday 5 June 2012
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Date:Tuesday 5 June 2012
Time:c. 08:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic AT45 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
ATR 42-512
Owner/operator:NordStar Airlines
Registration: VQ-BKQ
MSN: 839
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 50
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo International Airport (KJA/UNKL) -   Russia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Krasnoyarsk-Yemelyanovo International Airport (KJA/UNKL)
Destination airport:Turukhansk Airport (UOTT)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
An ATR 42-512 passenger plane, VQ-BKQ, returned to land Krasnoyarsk (KJA), Russia following an in-flight shut down of one engine.
NordStar Airlines flight TI43 departed Krasnoyarsk at 08:05 LT. Shortly after takeoff the crew noticed a right hand (nr.2) engine fire warning. The crew activated two extinguishing bottles and shut down the PWC PW127E engine.

The airplane landed safely back at KJA and the 46 (some sources reported 45) passengers and 4 crewmembers escaped unhurt.


Revision history:

06-Jun-2012 00:51 harro Added
06-Jun-2012 00:53 harro Updated [Operator, Narrative]
06-Jun-2012 01:46 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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