Incident at Winnipeg, Manitoba


1996-05-09: The crew of MEI621, a Boeing 727 was outbound to Hamilton from Winnipeg,declared an emergency approximately 50 miles east of Winnipeg due to low oil pressure in the number two engine. Fuel dumping commenced at FL240 from VBI 250040 for 33 miles. Affected air traffic was vectored clear of the area by ATC. Winnipeg CFR was placed on major standby. The aircraft landed safely at Winnipeg runway 31 at 0645Z. The aircraft is still on the ground at Winnipeg. Maintenance are unable to rectify the low oil pressure problem. The Company will conduct a two engine ferry flight to Calgary this afternoon. UPDATE: Subsequent inspection by maintenance revealed an internal engine problem. The aircraft is to be ferried to Edmonton for engine repair or replacement.


CADORS Number 1996C0140
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-09 - 06:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, 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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 727
Year Built
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Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number MEI621
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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