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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 216467
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Time:20:00 approx
Type:Silhouette image of generic SB20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Saab 2000
Registration: G-LGNP
MSN: 2000-018
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 43
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Sumburgh, Shetland Islands -   United Kingdom
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Sumburgh (LSI/EGPB)
Destination airport:Glasgow (GLA/EGPF)
Flight LM438 from Sumburgh Shetland Island (EGPB) to Glasgow Airport (EGPF) on 19-10-2018 suffered a bird strike just after takeoff at 1,500 ft. Flames were seen from the left engine, then a strong odour of fuel developed, and the aircraft returned to land at Sumburgh. All 43 persons on board (40 passengers and 3 crew) were unharmed. An alternate aircraft (G-LGNS) was provided the following morning and nearly 24 hrs later G-LGNP is still at Sumburgh. FR24 trace shows the aircraft reaching 5,000 ft a few miles south of Sumburgh before turning left and descending below coverage.

Aircraft was ferried to Inverness 24th October and back in service on 25th.



Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 May 2012 YR-SBJ Carpatair 0 Florence-Peretola Airport (FLR/LIRQ) non


SAAB-SCANIA 2000 (G-LGNP) Take-off Loganair Stornoway to Glasgow operating as BE6823 22-10-2015: Saab 2000 G-LGNP IMG 4214 (39387014041)


Photo of G-LGNP courtesy

Glasgow - International (EGPF / GLA)
21 September 2016; (c) Lewis Grant

Revision history:

20-Oct-2018 17:05 dh1141b Added
23-Oct-2018 22:34 Dr.John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
23-Oct-2018 22:37 Dr.John Smith Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
25-Oct-2018 14:47 dh1141b Updated [Narrative]

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