Incident at Smithers, British Columbia


1996-05-12: Shortly after the Beech 1900 took off from Smithers, the crew noted unscheduled torque fluctuations on the #2 engine. They shut down the engine and returned to Smithers where they made an uneventful landing. Maintenance testing revealed a problem with the fuel control unit.


CADORS Number 1996P0183
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-05-12 - 16:16
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Smithers, British Columbia
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCMZ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CENTRAL MOUNTAIN AIR LTD. (3999) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900C
Year Built
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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,Engine shut down

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