Incident at Yellowknife, NWT


1996-08-07: The Lockheed 382G, C-GHPW, was en route Obre Lake, NWT to Yellowknife, NWT, when smoke began filling the cockpit. The flight crew carried out the applicable emergency procedures, isolated the right AC bus, and continued to Yellowknife without further incident. Maintenance reported that faulty #3 prop deice carbon blocks may have caused wiring to overheat in the centre of the cokpit bulkhead. Maintenance replaced the #3 carbon blocks and a current limiter in the centre of the cockpit bulkhead.


CADORS Number 1996C0314
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-08-01 - 16:34
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GHPW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model 382G
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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