Incident Saab 340A C-GPCN, Tuesday 13 November 2012
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Date:Tuesday 13 November 2012
Time:14:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Saab 340A
Owner/operator:Pacific Coastal Airlines
Registration: C-GPCN
MSN: 340A-027
Year of manufacture:1985
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 30
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Trail Regional Airport - CYYZ, BC -   Canada
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vancouver International Airport, BC (YVR/CYVR)
Destination airport:Toronto-Pearson International Airport, ON (YYZ/CYYZ)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Saab 340 suffered damage to the right hand engine when a fire erupted on landing at Trail Regional Airport, BC (CYYZ).
The fire was put out quickly. There were no injuries.

A spokesperson for Pacific Coastal Airlines later confirmed that there was no fire, indicating that flames can sometimes shoot out of engine exhaust pipes because of a build-up of fuel. The plume of smoke witnessed by passengers was the fire retardant released by crew members.


Revision history:

14-Nov-2012 05:49 gerard57 Added
14-Nov-2012 07:11 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2012 15:10 Alpine Flight Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
06-Jan-2013 11:47 onward Updated [Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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