NTSB Identification: WPR13IA144
Scheduled 14 CFR Part 121: Air Carrier operation of Horizon Air
Incident occurred Tuesday, March 05, 2013 in Danville, CA
Aircraft: BOMBARDIER DHC-8-402, registration: N417QX
Injuries: 51 Uninjured.

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On March 5, 2013, about 1120 Pacific standard time, a Bombardier Inc. DHC-8-402 airplane, N417QX, sustained minor damage following an in-flight engine fire during initial climb near Danville, California. The airplane, which was registered to Horizon Air Industries of Seatac Washington, was being operated in accordance with 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 121. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident, and an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight plan had been filed and activated. The flight departed the Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), about 1108, with its destination being the Boise Air Terminal (BOI), Boise, Idaho.

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