Incident at Winnipeg, Manitoba 20 NM N


1996-12-24: Petimeter 503, a swearingen SA226-TC Metro II, departed Winnipeg on a scheduled passenger flight to Dauphin, Manitoba. About 20 NM north of Winnipeg, the flight crew noted that the left fire warning was cycling on and off. The crew diverted the flight back to Winnipeg and landed without further incident, with ERS standing by. Maintenance found that some of the electrical contacts for the fire warning system in the area of the left engine nacelle were grounding.


CADORS Number 1996C0576
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-12-21 - 01:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, Manitoba 20 NM N
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FNKN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SWEARINGEN
Model SA226TC
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem

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