Incident at 20 MI W Medicine Hat, Alberta


1996-12-19: During cruise flight, the crew heard a loud bang and observed that the left engine manifold pressure indication had dropped three inches. The crew shut down the left engine, as a precautionary measure and returned to Medicine Hat for an uneventful landing. Maintenance found that one cylinder head had failed on the left engine.


CADORS Number 1996C0571
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-12-13 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 20 MI W Medicine Hat, Alberta
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FOOW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC3CS1C3G
Year Built 1944
Engine Type Reciprocating
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 Engine shut down

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