Incident at Thompson, Manitoba


1996-02-27: The aircraft (Piper PA-34-200T) departed Thompson on a routine round robin flight to Gods River, Gillam and Thompson. Shortly after departure the pilot and only occupant of the Twin engine Seneca noticed oil on the right engine cowling. He shut the engine down and advised Thompson radio that he was returning, where an uneventful landing was accomplished. Maintenance suspect a frozen oil cooler was the culprit.


CADORS Number 1996C0065
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-02-27 - 14:05
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson, Manitoba
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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 GMSF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
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Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator NORTHWINDS NORTHERN INC. (2353) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
Model PA34 200T
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Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Engine - malfunction

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