Incident at Goose Bay


1997-07-08: Aircraft on floats on flight plan from Goose Bay water aerodrome to Ann Marie Lake and return. Shortly after departure aircraft advised that they were going to have to land due to some problems, but they did not indicate the nature of the problem. Aircraft landed safely on the Churchill Falls River about 3NM from the airport at 1158Z. TSB evaluating.TSB ASIS notification indicates maintenance found the number 3 cylinder had failed when the exhaust valve separated and exited the cylinder. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1994A0191
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-07-18 - 16:43
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Goose Bay
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLJH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 3
Year Built 1958
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Forced landing

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