The Aviation Portal

12 December 2013

Jazz flight QK-8258 , de Havilland DHC-8-300 registration C-FACV from Nanaimo to Vancouver with 35 passengers and 3 crew members took off from Nanaimo and was in the initial climb when the right hand engine suffered a problem and flames appeared from engine.The crew shut down the engine activated the engine fire extinguisher , declared an emergency and diverted back to Nanaimo for a safe landing

Passengers reported that while airplane was climbing they heard a loud bang and after flames came out from engine



© Pierre Lacombe


First Flight:12-05-1991

Age:22.6 years

Engines:2x PWC PW123


Nanaimo airport





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