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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227223
Last updated: 13 June 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic F100 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker 100
Owner/operator:Virgin Australia Regional Airlines
Registration: VH-FWI
C/n / msn: 11318
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Geraldton Airport, WA -   Australia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Geraldton Airport, WA
Destination airport:Perth, WA
Investigating agency: ATSB
During climb from Geraldton, at about FL115 the flight crew observed the left engine thrust lever retarding towards flight idle, followed by an ENG FAIL warning. The flight crew attempted to relight the engine but were unsuccessful. The flight crew declared a PAN PAN and continued the flight to the planned destination of Perth Airport, where the aircraft landed safely. There were no injuries.



Photo of VH-FWI courtesy

Brisbane (YBBN / BNE)
20 January 2012; (c) Peter Gates

Revision history:

16-Jul-2019 17:44 harro Added

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