First Air – Oil Pressure Issue

Incident Date: 2018-03-24

C-FIQR, a First Air ATR 42-300 aircraft, was flying IFR between Iqaluit, NU (CYFB) and Pond Inlet, NU (CYIO) with 2 crew on board. The crew noted an abnormal oil pressure indication from the left engine (Pratt & Whitney Canada PW120). As a precaution, the crew made the decision to shut down the engine and declared an emergency. The aircraft landed without problem at CYIO. There were no casualties.