Incident: ATR 42, EI-CVS, Enroute Kerry to Dublin, 1 November 2006: Report No 2007-026




The aircraft had taken off from Farranfore Airport, Co. Kerry and was in the climb when the port engine (No.1) Inter Turbine Temperature (ITT) exceded 1200°C.  The Captain immediately shut down that engine and made a “Mayday” call.  He decided to divert to Shannon Airport where full emergency procedures were implemented.  The aircraft landed safely at 15.11 hrs and proceeded to Taxiway A where the passengers disembarked in the normal way

Occurrence Date: 
Wednesday, 1 November, 2006
Report Date: 
Friday, 9 November, 2007