September 6, 1999
Incident at Vancouver, BC
Aircraft reported a possible engine fire and shut down #2 engine. CFR was activated. Aircraft landed safely at18:48 pdt. No sign of fire upon ground inspection. OPI: TAH Update 99.10.14 form TSB A99P0142: CDN684, A B737-200, DEPARTED VANCOUVER FOR CALGARY. SHORTLY AFTER TAKE-OFF, TWO PASSENGERS REPORTED SPARKS COMING FROM THE NUMBER 2 ENGINE. THE FLIGHT CREW CONFIRMED HIGHER THAN NORMAL VIBRATION FROM THE NUMBER 2 ENGINE AND ELECTED TO RETURN TO VANCOUVER. THE FLIGHT CREW DID NOT DECLARE AND EMERGENCY, HOWEVER ERS WAS ON STANDBY FOR THE ARRIVAL WHICH WAS UNEVENTFUL. A MAINTENANCE INSPECTION IDENTIFIED DAMAGE TO THE THIRD STAGE COMPRESSOR BLADES. A SDR WAS FILED. FURTHER METALLURGICAL FAILURE ANALYSIS IS IN PROGRESS. A REPORT IS EXPECTED FROM CANADIAN AIRLINES.
May 14, 1997
Incident at Vancouver, B.C.
CDN664 departed R08R, reported TCAS RA and requested traffic information. There was no traffic within 8nm of aircraft. Nearest aircraft were in vicinity VR/O at 4500'. CDN664 was climbing through 3800' and reported TCAS traffic at 4500'. CDN664 levelled at 3800'.