Incident at Winnipeg, Manitoba


1996-11-29: SGK 811, a Cessna 421 was on the return leg of a medevac flight to Winnipeg with a return to Thompson. There was besides the pilots 2 persons on board. At approximately 100 miles north of Winnipeg, at 12,000 feet the pilot noticed a loss in oil pressure. He subsequently shut the engine down, feathered the prop and returned to Winnipeg, where CFR were on standby and watched as an uneventful landing was accomplished at 0229Z. The loss of oil was due to a split engine oil cooler. The cooler is being replaced. UPDATE: Maintenance inspection revealed that the left engine oil cooler had split.


CADORS Number 1996C0517
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-11-28 - 01:43
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, Manitoba
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 FGMO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 421C
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SGK 811
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Engine oil problem

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