Dash 8 aircraft lands in Kelowna with one engine only operating

Three people reported on board, all safe following one-engine landing at YLW.

  • Apr. 6, 2015 8:00 p.m.

Emergency  crews returned to their respective stations after learning an Air Canada aircraft landed safely at Kelowna International Airport with one engine

Fire engines raced to the airport for a four alarm standby when a report that a  twin-engine Dash 8 aircraft with three people aboard was going into the airport with only one engine operating.

The aircraft landed safely at 12:29 p.m. Monday April 6, with approximately 2,500 lbs of fuel on board.

An unconfirmed report said the air crew shut down one engine following standard aircraft emergency protocol.

 

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