The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has suspended all Shree Airlines flights after one of its planes flying to Bhairahawa from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu on Thursday had to return mid-flight after its fire detection system to warn of a fire. in one of the plane’s engines.
CAAN has written to Shree Airlines informing that all its flights have been suspended until it carries out the airworthiness inspection of the airlines after the incident in the aircraft with registration 9N-ANR. “Normal flights can resume after a satisfactory inspection is carried out,” reads the letter signed by CAAN Binaya Giri’s Deputy Manager of the Flight Operations Division.
The flight crew of the De Havilland Canada DHC-8 (DHC-8, Q400) aircraft, manufactured by Bombardier and commonly known as the Dash 8, which took off from TIA with 78 passengers on board, made the decision to fly back to TIA in brief. after takeoff following a warning from the aircraft’s fire detection system of a possible fire in the aircraft’s right engine.