Incident: ATR 42-300, EI-BYO, Cork Airport, 5 August 2005: Report No 2006-029


The aircraft was enroute to Cork Airport when the crew observed that No. 1 engine was producing progressively less power. The landing at Cork was routine and the passengers disembarked via the normal stairs. The crew discovered that No. 1 engine nacelle was leaking fuel. Further investigation revealed that the fuel was leaking from a pipe connection, which had become loose.



Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 5 August, 2005
Report Date: 
Monday, 14 August, 2006