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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157904
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:31-JUL-2013
Time:16:10 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 2000
Owner/operator:Eastern Airways
Registration: G-CFLV
MSN: 2000-023
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 35
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Sumburgh Airport (LSI/EGPB), Shetland, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Aberdeen Airport (ABZ/EGPD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Declared emergency and diverted to Sumburgh Airport (EGPB), Shetland, Scotland. Landed safely with no obvious damage.
Crew received an APU fire warning in flight. In accordance with company SOP fire drills were carried out and fire bottle discharged. Aircraft diverted and landed safely and an expeditious disembarkation carried out on the runway. Aircraft was ferried back to Aberdeen empty. The cause of the warning was still under investigation as of August 4th. Aircraft returned to service on August 5th with a new APU fitted. Cause suspected to be a hot gas leak from the APU case.

Sources:

http://www.shetnews.co.uk/news/7166-full-emergency-at-sumburgh-airport
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-23526092
http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/G-CFLV.html

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

12 May 2002 LY-SBD Lithuanian Airlines 0 Vilnius Airport (VNO/EYVI) non


Images:

Photo of G-CFLV courtesy AirHistory.net


Aberdeen - Dyce (EGPD / ABZ)
6 March 2016; (c) Mark McEwan

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2013 16:33 dh1141b Added
31-Jul-2013 23:22 Geno Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
01-Aug-2013 02:13 dh1141b Updated [Source]
05-Aug-2013 00:19 skydancer Updated [Narrative]
05-Aug-2013 04:53 Anon. Updated [Damage]
08-Aug-2013 03:10 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
26-Nov-2014 13:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Departure airport, Embed code]

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