Incident at Thunder Bay, Ontario


1996-10-18: The crew of Calm Air 1565 advised Thunder Bay Tower that they were returning to the airport due to a "hot tailpipe indication" on the starboard engine. The crew requested ERS to standby. The aircraft was landed without further incident. The aircraft was then ground run without further malfunction. The aircraft was subsequently ferried to Winnipeg where maintenance inspected the problem and traced it to moisture in the cannon plug assembly. The aircraft was returned to service.


CADORS Number 1996C0437
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-10-17 - 15:11
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Thunder Bay, Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTJV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SAAB
Model 340B
Year Built 1994
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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