Incident de Havilland Canada DHC-8-103 C-GWRI, Sunday 11 December 2022
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Date:Sunday 11 December 2022
Time:15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DH8A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-8-103
Owner/operator:Summit Air
Registration: C-GWRI
MSN: 098
Year of manufacture:1988
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:near Thunder Bay, ON -   Canada
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Thunder Bay Airport, ON (YQT/CYQT)
Destination airport:Fort Hope Airport, ON (YFH/CYFH)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
A DHC-8-103 aircraft operated by Summit Air, departed Thunder Bay (CYQT), ON for Fort Hope (CYFH), ON, with a crew of 3 and 24 passengers onboard. Shortly after takeoff, the no.1 engine's (Pratt & Whitney Canada PW121) propeller began to overspeed. The crew consulted the QRH and then completed a shutdown of the no. 1 engine. An emergency was declared and the aircraft then returned to CYQT where the aircraft landed safely.

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