Incident at ll East Buffalo Narrows,Sask.

Summary

1997-03-21: While enroute to Buffalo Narrows from Patuanak Lake, the pilot noted a large popping and shuddering coming from the engine. A precautionary landing was accomplished into a swampy area without further incident. Company maintenance inspected the engine and were unable to determine the problem. The aircraft was slung to Buffalo Narrows where further inspection the of engine was conducted. It appears that a compressor malfunction was the problem which may result in an engine change.

Details


CADORS Number 1995C0190
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-06-05 - 19:54
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, ll East Buffalo Narrows,Sask.
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GMNU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner NORTH CENTRAL HELICOPTERS LTD
Operator NORTH CENTRAL HELICOPTERS LTD. (5309) Commercial
Make HUGHES
Model 369D
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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