Incident at Philipsburg, PA, USA


1996-10-10: During a climb from FL260 to FL290, the #3 engine "start valve open" light illuminated. The flight crew shut the #3 engine down and returned to Toronto. After dumping fuel, the aircraft landed uneventfully at Toronto. Company maintenance reported they found some insulation chaffed from an electrical wire in the start valve position indicator system. The wire was replaced and the aircraft returned to service. Ops. Impact -- unknown. From a TSB Initial Notification.


CADORS Number 1996O0458
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Other
Occurred At 1996-10-05 - 13:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location the United States of America, North America, National Capital Region (NCR), Philipsburg, PA, USA
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Other
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FRYS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 727 212
Year Built 1977
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ROY169
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight instrument failure,Engine shut down

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