Incident at Prince Albert, Sask.

Summary

1997-03-21: Tanker 5, a Grumman 89 Tracker, departed Prince Albert on a local test flight. Moments after take-off, the pilot noticed that the fire warning light had illuminated on the right engine. Because of visible smoke and smell in the cockpit, the pilot shut the engine down and discharged the fire extinguisher. The aircraft returned and landed safety at Prince Albert. ERS were advised. There was no damage to the aircraft and the pilot was uninjured. Maintenance suspect an electrical malfunction which caused a short in the system.

Details


CADORS Number 1995C0169
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-05-25 - 20:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Prince Albert, Sask.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator PROVINCE OF SASKATCHEWAN
Make GRUMMAN
Model G-89
Year Built
Engine Type
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 Fire/smoke (warning),Engine shut down

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