Incident at St.Anthony NF.


1997-03-18: SPR930 departed from St. Anthony to Goose Bay at 0028z.Requested and cleared for return at 0035z due to undetermined propeller problem.Landed uneventful at 0045z.TSB evaluating. UPDATE - The crew reported that they were unable to select fine pitch on the left propeller. Maintenance checked the mechanical components of the propeller governing system and could not find any deficiencies. After consulting with the engine manufacturer, the propeller governing system oil lines were flushed followed by testing and the system checked serviceable. It is suspected that there may have been a restriction in the system that was cleared by the flushing operation. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1995A0338
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-03-28 - 00:35
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St.Anthony NF.
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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
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 6 1
Year Built
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number OYPOF
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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