Incident at Brandon, Manitoba

Summary

1996-12-10: KFA8069 a CV580, which was enroute Regina from Winnipeg on a routine courier flight, advised Winnipeg ACC that due to smoke in the cockpit, they were requesting a descent and diverting to Brandon. The aircraft was landed safely at 1255Z. The pilots evacuated the aircraft after landing. Update to follow. UPDATE: Company maintenance personnel found that the cockpit located autopilot amplifier had suffered an internal failure and was severely heat damaged.

Details


CADORS Number 1996C0498
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-19 - 12:42
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Brandon, Manitoba
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FKFA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner KELOWNA FLIGHTCRAFT AIR CHARTER LTD.
Operator Commercial
Make CONVAIR
Model 340
Year Built 1953
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KFA8069
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Fire/smoke (warning)

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