Incident at Kelowna

Summary

1996-08-01: During start of the #2 engine, the #2 starter/generator caution light illuminated and a DC bus fault was also indicated. The engine was shut down. Ground crew reported smoke from the #2 engine after external power hooked up. The aircraft was evacuated. Maintenance identified a faulty relay (2431-K2) that had stuck in the closed position and caused the starter to continue operation after the engine start was completed. This caused the starter to overheat and produce smoke. The relay and the starter relay wer replaced and thaaircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 1996P0321
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-07-31 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Kelowna
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator CANADIAN REGIONAL AIRLINES (1998) LTD. / LIGNES AERIENNES CANADIEN REGIONAL (1998) LTEE. (1466) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDR3-24
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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