Incident at Sydney, N.S.

Summary

1997-03-25: The pilot observed fire emanating from the #2 engine shortly after take-off. He shut down the engine and landed without further incident. Maintenance determined that the "flames" were actually the result of a alternator bearing failure that produced sparks. The alternator appears to have failed prematurely, a Service Difficulty Report has been filed. TSB case closed.

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0210
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-02-06 - 22:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Sydney, N.S.
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FKSG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WORLD INTERNATIONAL AIR INC.
Operator EMPRESS (EMS) 604 Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 401A
Year Built 1969
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 - malfunction

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