Incident at Baltimore, Maryland, USA


1996-01-19: The aircraft was approximately 20 miles from destination in descent when the #1 engine low oil pressure warning light illuminated. The crew monitored the oil pressure which continued to drop. When the pressure reached the minimum pressure of 40 psi, the crew shut down the engine as per recommended procedures. The aircraft landed without incident with ERS on stand by at Baltimore. Inspection revealed the oil cooler had developed a leak. It was replaced and the aircraft returned to service. When the oil cooler was pressurized for test purposes, it was discovered that the weld along the top fo the cooler had failed. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.Air1: C-FONW (ONT1432)Air2: DH8Air3: Air OntarioOccurrence: Aircraft System Malfunction (engine)Class: GGCategory: 205 204 290


CADORS Number 1994O0639
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-12-05 - 16:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator AIR ONTARIO Private
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine oil problem,Engine shut down

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