March 2, 1999

Incident at Vancouver, B.C.

Aircraft (CV58) experienced an engine failure while enroute from Kelowna to Vancouver. Emergency was declared. CFR were notified and the aircraft landed safely at 18:48 pst. Update: 99/03/08 Warning occurred at 20,000 ft, it turned out to be a false alarm fire bottles discharged. Fire loop changed. Update from TSB Summary 99.03.12 THE CREW OF THE KELOWNA FLIGHTCRAFT CONVAIR 580 (C-FKFM) REPORT THAT WHILE ENROUTE FROM KELOWNA TO VANCOUVER, THE FIRE WARNING FOR THE NUMBER 1 ENGINE ACTIVATED. THE CREW SECURED THE ENGINE AND DISCHARGED THE FIRE BOTTLES BUT THE FIRE WARNING LIGHT REMAINED ILLUMINATED. AN EMERGENCY WAS DECLARED AND ERS WERE CALLED OUT AT VANCOUVER WHERE THE AIRCRAFT LANDED UNEVENTFULLY. THERE WERE NO REPORTED INJURIES. COMPANY MAINTENANCE FOUND A FAULTY FIRE DETECTION LOOP ON THE NUMBER 1 ENGINE. AS THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF FIRE FOUND, MAINTENANCE IS REPLACING THE FIRE DETECTION LOOP AND THE FIRE BOTTLES, AND WILL RETURN THE AIRCRAFT TO SERVICE AFTER REPAIRS ARE COMPLETED.

October 23, 1997

Incident at Kelowna, B.C. (Conflict - potential)

KFA Trainer 5 was completing the procedure turn on a simulated IFR approach. GRET was IFR from Kamloops but cancelled IFR with Vancouver ACC and apparently descended rapidly across the nose of KFA T-5 . The initial tower transmission to GRET included the CV58 traffic but the incident had already happened.

August 29, 1997

Incident at Vancouver, B.C. (ATS operating irregularity)

KFA630 had landed R26R and was subsequently cleared across R26L, 5100 feet from the button where N29068 had been cleared for takeoff. N29068 lifted off and turned south approx 3000 feet prior to the point where the CV58 was crossing. No risk of collision.

January 29, 1997

Incident at Vancouver

CNX2672, CV58 departed YVR and reported a fire warning light in the right engine. The aircraft landed safely at 1855Z. The trucks followed the aircraft to the south apron due to smoke from the right side.

January 22, 1997

Incident at Vancouver

CNX272 CV58 emergency standby on runway 08R at Vancouver due to landing gear problem. Aircraft landed safely at 1812Z.

July 16, 1997

Incident at HAMILTON ON (CYHM) (Incursion - runway - pedestrian)

CNX500, an ALLCANADA Express B727, was backtracking on runway 12L for an IFR flight to Winnipeg. The flight crew reported that three (3) pedestrians ran onto the runway in front of the aircraft and then returned to the north edge of the turning bay. Security investigated but did not find anyone. Ops. impact -- minimal delay to CNX500 and KFA582 (CV58).

December 16, 1997

Incident at Moncton

SPR02 CV58 departed Moncton and when aprx 15 miles west reported that they were returning due minor unspecified problem. While in the Moncton area, the problem was corrected and the aircraft was cleared to destination Montreal. Nil TSB

October 17, 1997

Incident at 100 NM West St. John's

SPR701 CV58 experienced oil pressure decrease # 1 engine. Engine shutdown as a precaution. No emergency declared. Pilot requested equipment standing by. SPR701 landed without further incident 1502z. TSB evaluating

August 30, 1996

Incident at Vancouver

CYS580 CV58 left base R26L, N64VM BJ40 was on final R26L. Aircraft came within 1.5 NM of each other. Occurrence was 13 NM East of YVR.

August 27, 1996

Accident at REGINA INTL SK (CYQR)

The pilot of KFA591 (Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter Ltd.) a CV58 (Convair 580) landed at Regina at 1020Z and taxied onto Apron 2. The CV58 made contact with a camouflage coloured BH12 (CFC135125) (CH135) which was sitting parked on the apron; a marsheller was present. There were no injures, but the pilot advised there was damage to both aircraft. UPDATE: The leading edge of the Convair's right wing was punctured and the helicopter's tail boom was damaged. DND/Directorate of Flight Safety has been notified of the occurrence.

August 14, 1996

Incident at Thunder Bay, Ontario

Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter (KFA587) C-GKFU, a CV58, had a bird strike on final runway 07 (in flare). There were 2 or 3 snipes which caused no damage or injuries.

May 31, 1995

Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

CDN107 was issued a profile descent to runway 24. The aircraft was observed by the arrival controller descending below 11000'. When asked about it, the pilot responded that he was returning to 11000', the CV58 traffic ahead at 10000' and apologized. Separation was reduced to 100' and 1 mile. Aircraft occurrence report filed. Ops. Impact -- none.

September 1, 1995

Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

The pilot of JTL405 a Convair 580 (CV58) advised the Tower of an unsafe gear indication. ERS was advised. The aircraft landed safely at 0446Z. Update: Company maintenance determined that the right landing gear downlock micro switch (P/N 1EN231S) had failed.

August 12, 1995

Incident at Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

The pilot of a Convair 580 (CV58) had the gear selected down and no gear down lights came on. The aircraft flew by the tower and the gear appeared to be in a normal down position. The aircraft landed safely at 2214Z. UPDATE: The crew was conducting simulated electrical emergencies by turning battery and generators off when one main bus failed to come back on-line. This caused failure of landing gear light indicators. Problem traced to faulty P/N 9204-3514 emergency DC power relay. An SDR has been submitted.

August 14, 1994

Incident at MONTRÉAL / PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU INTL QC (CYUL)

DBD800 Convair CV58 Air Niagara Express DAL214 had to perform a reclimb as he was on final for runway 24L from Boston. He performed a visual approach and was too close to DBD800, from Schefferville, who did not yet leave the runway. DAL214 landed in runway 24L at 1816Z.

January 27, 1994

Incident at MONTREAL ACC (ATS operating irregularity)

CV58 AIE163 AND C414 C-GZBU CONVERGED AT MAIRE AT 12000 FT. SEPARATION REDUCED TO 3 MILES. TIME = 2151Z. ACTION = NAE. Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: VVCategory: 310 720

May 10, 1993

Incident at CALGARY

CV58 CONVAIR TDR 501 - DECLARED MAYDAY ON 1 MILE FINAL WITH #2 ENGINE SHUTDOWN. LANDED SAFELY. CFR. TIME - 0303Z. ACTION - SAH.

December 30, 1993

Incident at DORVAL

CV58 CONVAIR 580 AIE162 AFTER TAKEOFF FROM DORVAL SIGNALLED THAT THE TANK CAP HAD COME OFF DURING FLIGHT AND THEY WOULD LIKE TO RETURN. WITHOUT ANY OTHER DIFFICULTIES THEY LANDED AND TOOK OFF AFTER A SLIGHT DELAY. TIME = 1214Z. ACTION = NAH.

December 22, 1993

Incident at MONTREAL

EA31 HUSKY01 HAD CARRIED OUT APPROACHES AT MIRABEL AND DID NOT FOLLOW NORMAL INSTRUMENT PROCEDURES WHEN IT DEPARTED FOR TRENTON AND INTERCEPTED ITS ROUTE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION. IT ENTERED INTO CONFLICT WITH CV58 CONVAIR 580 CNX220 WHO WAS ON V316 FROM TORONTO. HUSKY01 INDENTIFIED THE TRAFFIC WITH THE HELP OF ITS TCAS SYSTEM. TIME = 1713Z. ACTION = NAP.

October 4, 1993

Incident at DORVAL

CV58 CONVAIR AIR INUIT AIE102 - A/C IFR DORVAL TO ROUYN DEPARTED AT 1116Z. AT 1122Z, PILOT REPORTED A MINOR ELECTRICAL PROBLEM AND RETURNED TO LAND AT DORVAL AT 1143Z. TIME = 1122Z. ACTION = NAH.

September 15, 1993

Incident at CANIAPISCAU

CV58 CONVAIR CONIFAIR ROY330 - WHEN LANDING, PILOT SHUT DOWN THE RIGHT ENGINE BECAUSE OF PROBLEMS WITH THE PROP. TIME = 1250Z. ACTION = NAH.

August 31, 1993

Incident at LA GRANDE

CV58 CONVAIR AIR INUIT AIE142 - PILOT, IFR FROM MONTREAL, ADVISED LA GRANDE FSS THAT A PAX HAD CARDIAC PROBLEMS AND REQUESTED AN AMBULANCE. AFTER LANDING, THE PAX WAS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL. ERS CALLED OUT. TIME = 1333Z. ACTION = NAB.

July 26, 1993

Incident at DORVAL

CV58 AIE102 - WHILE TAXIING ON APRON, PILOT DETECTED FUEL LEAK & SHUT DOWN ENGINE. ERS. TIME - 1105Z. ACTION - NAH.

May 17, 1993

Incident at DORVAL

CV58 AIE102 - A/C IFR DORVAL-ROUYN RETURNED TO LAND AT DORVAL DUE TO ENGINE FAILURE. A/C LANDED SAFELY. TIME - 2344Z. ACTION - NAB.

April 6, 1993

Incident at DORVAL

CV58 CONVAIR AIE150 - THE PILOT ADVISED THE CONTROLLER THAT HE SUSPECTED PROBLEMS WITH THE RIGHT GEAR. AFTER 2 TOUCH AND GOS, THE A/C LANDED SAFELY AT 1442Z ON RWY 06R. TIME = 1410Z. ACTION = NAH.

March 11, 1993

Incident at DORVAL

CV58 AIE161 - INSTEAD OF EXITING RWY 24R AT TXY "E" AS INSTRUCTED BY ATC, THE A/C TAXIED SLOWLY AND DEPARTED ON TXY "B2". OPS IMPACT - A B737(CDN415) HAD TO OVERSHOOT. TIME = 2223Z. ACTION = NAP.

March 9, 1993

Incident at LAFORGE 1

CV58 CONVAIR 580 AIE110 - A/C ON APPROACH TO BAGOTVILLE, REPORTED A PROBLEM WITH AN ENGINE AND SHUT IT DOWN. TIME = 0225Z. ACTION = NAH.

August 31, 1993

Incident at VANCOUVER

CV58 CONVAIR CAN AIR CARGO C-GQHB - A/C ENROUTE VANCOUVER TO TOFINO WHEN LEFT ENGINE OIL TEMP GAUGE ROSE TO MAX. ENGINE WAS SHUTDOWN & A/C RETURNED & LANDED SAFELY. PROBLEM WAS AN OIL COOLING DOOR WHICH FAILED TO OPERATE. TIME = 2130Z. ACTION = TAH.

November 11, 1993

Incident at OTTAWA

CV58 CONVAIR 580 CDN FORCES CFC109 - ERS ON STANDBY FOR SAFE LANDING DUE TO UNSAFE GEAR INDICATION ON RWY 32. OPS IMPACT - NONE. TIME = 1710Z. ACTION = PAX, PAH.

September 24, 1993

Incident at TORONTO (Incursion - runway - animal)

CV58 CONVAIR 580 CANAIR CARGO TDR917 - PILOT REPORTED HITTING RABBIT DURING LANDING RWY 24R. RWY CLOSED, INSPECTED, AND REOPENED WHEN NOTHING WAS FOUND. OPS IMPACT - 1 A/C OVERSHOT, 3 DELAYED 7 MIN FOR DEPARTURE. TIME = 1030Z. ACTION = PAX, PAH, PAE.

September 19, 1993

Incident at OTTAWA

CV58 C0NVAIR SIMO AIR CMO059 - DURING LOCAL IFR WORK, PILOT DECLARED EMERGENCY DUE TO ONE ENGINE OUT. A/C LANDED SAFELY WITH ERS. OPS IMPACT - 1 A/C DELAYED 5 MIN. TIME = 1450Z. ACTION = PAX, PAH, TSB.

April 1, 1993

Incident at OTTAWA

CV58 CONVAIR CFC34 - THE PILOT REPORTED THE POSSIBILITY OF A FIRE AND LANDED RWY 07. THE A/C BEGAN TO EXIT THE RWY, BUT WAS UNABLE TO CLEAR. THE RWY WAS INSPECTED AND REPORTED AS SERVICEABLE. ERS WAS RELEASED AT 2104Z. OPS IMPACT - 5 INBOUND A/C WERE HELD OR SLOWED DOWN, 5 OUTBOUND A/C WERE DELAYED. TIME = 2014Z. ACTION = PAX, PAH, TSB.

March 30, 1993

Incident at OTTAWA

CV58 CONVAIR CFC3758 - AS THE A/C WAS TAXIING OUT FOR DEPARTURE, THE FIRE WARNING LIGHT ON THE RIGHT ENGINE CAME ON. THE A/C TAXIED BACK TO THE MILITARY APRON ESCORTED BY ERS. TIME = 2303Z. ACITON - PAH, TSB.

February 2, 1993

Incident at TORONTO

CV58 CONVAIR 580 CANAIR CARGO TDR745 - CREW REPORTED THAT MAIN CARGO DOOR LIGHT WAS ON & ERS RESPONDED FOR LANDING ON RWY 06L AT 0613Z. ERS RELEASED AT 0614Z. NIL OPS IMPACT. TIME = 0609Z. ACTION = PAX PAR PAH TSB IKO-PIA.

January 13, 1993

Incident at TORONTO

DC10 CDN11 & CV58 CONVAIR KFA9502 - CDN11 AIRSPEED & VSI DETERIORATED SUDDENLY ON CLIMB THRU 2500' THEN SUDDENLY INCREASED CAUSING PILOT TO OVERSHOOT ASSIGNED ALTITUDE OF 7000'. THE CONTROLLER TURNED THE A/C TO AVOID KFA9502 INBOUND TO YYZ. NO LOSS OF SEPARATION OCCURED. REASON FOR INSTRUMENT READING WAS DETERMINED TO BE AN INVERSION OVER TORONTO. TIME - 1600Z. ACTION - PAX PAH TSB IKO-PIA PAE.

December 21, 1993

Incident at WINNIPEG

TDR504 A CV58 CONVAIR 580 DEPARTED RUNWAY 18 AT WINNIPEG FOR CALGARY AT 0720Z. SHORTLY AFTER THE PILOT ADVISED THAT HE WAS RETURNING DUE TO A DOOR WARNING INDICATION. FUEL WAS DUMPED AND COMPLETED AT 0755Z. THE PILOT THEN ADVISED THAT THE LEFT FUEL VALVE HAD STUCK OPEN. THE AIRCRAFT HAD 2 PERSONS ON BOARD AND 3300 LBS OF FUEL. THE AIRCRAFT LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT AT 0802Z. TIME = 0720Z.

April 25, 1993

Incident at SASKATOON

CV58 CONVAIR KFA TRAINER10 - THE CREW REPORTED AN ENGINE FAILURE WHILE ON A TRAINING FLIGHT. THE A/C LANDED SAFELY ON RWY 15. TIME = 1801Z.

January 26, 1993

Incident at SASKATOON

CV58 CONVAIR 580 KFA584 - ABORTED TAKE-OFF DUE TO POWER LOSS IN PORT ENGINE. NO FURTHUR INCIDENT. TIME = 0215Z.

January 14, 1993

Incident at WINNIPEG

CV58 CONVAIR KFA581 - ON APPROACH TO RWY 36, THE PILOT GOT AN UNSAFE GEAR INDICATION. THE CREW COMPLETED A VISUAL CONFIRMATION AFTER A FLY-BY AND LANDED SAFELY. THE PROBLEM WAS LATER FOUND TO HAVE BEEN CAUSED BY A BURNED OUT GEAR POSITION INDICATOR LIGHT BULB. TIME - 0925Z.

January 5, 1993

Incident at MONCTON

CV58 CONVAIR KFA563 - PILOT INITIATED A REJECTED T/O WHILE DEPARTING RWY 06 NO REASON GIVEN. RETURNED TO POSITION AND DEPARTED AT 0158Z. TIME - 0154Z. ACTION - MAB.