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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 72357
Last updated: 11 September 2020
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Date:04-FEB-2010
Time:09:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SF34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 340B
Owner/operator:Loganair
Registration: G-LGNI
C/n / msn: 340B-160
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Wick Airport (EGPC/WIC), Wick, Caithness -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Kirkwall Airport, Orkney (KOI/EGPA)
Destination airport:Inverness Airport (INV/EGPE)
Narrative:
Flight BE6910 operated by Loganair (FlyBE Franchise) LSI-KOI-INV diverted to WIC after smoke front the starboard engine entered the cockpit. The engine was shut down and the aircarft landed safely.

Emergency services attended the scene, which was pronounced safe shortly before 0930 GMT. Another aircraft was sent from Aberdeen to Wick to enable the 13 passengers to continue their journey and they arrived in Inverness two hours behind schedule.

A Loganair spokesman said: "Loganair takes the safety of its passengers and crew very seriously and we will be carrying out a full inspection of the aircraft to determine the cause of today's incident."

Sources:

1. http://www.shetland-news.co.uk/2010/February/news/13%20passengers%20in%20emergency%20landing.htm
2. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/highlands_and_islands/8498363.stm
3. http://www.shetnews.co.uk/news/2632-13-passengers-in-emergency-landing
4. http://www.thekathrynreport.com/2010/02/whole-engine-replaced-and-inquiries.html


Images:

Photo of G-LGNI courtesy AirHistory.net


Inverness (EGPE / INV)
6 March 2020; (c) Keith McKenzie (via Ian McDonell)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Feb-2010 10:40 dh1141b Added
11-Feb-2010 22:34 Anon. Updated [Registration]
12-Feb-2010 04:59 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]
17-Dec-2014 01:57 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
17-Dec-2014 01:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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