ENG11RA042
ENG11RA042

On July 21, 2011, a Bombardier DHC-8-402 (registration G-ECOF), operated by Flybe Ltd., en route from Newquay to Edinburgh, UK, received a forward baggage bay smoke indication while at FL240. A PAN was declared and following an uneventful landing in Edinburgh the passengers were evacuated on the taxiway. No indication of fire or smoke was found during aircraft inspection.

The incident is being investigated by the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB). All requests for information should be directed to:

Air Accidents Investigation Branch
Department for Transport
Farnborough House
Berkshire Copse Road
Aldershot
Hants
GU11 2HH
United Kingdom

Tel.: (44) 1252 510300

Fax: (44) 1252 376999

E-mail: investigations@aaib.gov.uk

Website: http://www.aaib.gov.uk

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for, or released by, the Government of the United Kingdom.

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