Incident at east of Cartwright, Labrador

Summary

1997-03-25: While towing an instrument designed to measure ice, the engine failed. The pilot carried out a forced landing. The pilot reports that just prior to the failure the engine temperatures were higher than normal, followed by a loud rumbling noise and bang. Maintenance will advise of the cause of the engine failure when it has been determined. TSB case close.

Details


CADORS Number 1996A0307
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-03-12 - 14:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, east of Cartwright, Labrador
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GLSH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner UNIVERSAL HELICOPTERS NEWFOUNDLAND LIMITED
Operator UNIVERSAL HELICOPTERS NEWFOUNDLAND LIMITED (316) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 206L
Year Built 1975
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 failure

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