Incident at OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)

Summary

1996-05-24: Shortly after the engagement of a research fly-by-wire system, the aircraft was subjected to large spurious inputs generated by the system. During recovery from the ensuing unusual attitude, significant vibration was felt from the engine/transmission area. The aircraft was landed in the grass operating area as a precaution and towed back to the hangar. An inspection indicated a distortion of the forward firewall resulting from excessive movement and marks on the input drive shaft from contact with the intake cowling. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.

Details


CADORS Number 1996O0198
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-24 - 15:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYOW
Aerodrome Name OTTAWA / MACDONALD-CARTIER INTL ON (CYOW)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Ottawa (MCIA), Ontario
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration FYZV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL State
Make  Silhouette image of BELL
BELL
Model 205A 1
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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