Incident at Abbotsford, B.C.

Summary

1996-09-13: The DC-6A was in cruising flight when the # 2 engine began to backfire. The crew returned to base and landed without further incident. An inspection reveled that a cracked ceramic insulator on one of the spark plugs had caused the engine to backfire.

Details


CADORS Number 1996P0419
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1996-08-30 - 18:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Abbotsford, B.C.
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 GIBS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CONAIR AVIATION LTD (CONAIR AVIATION)
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model DC6A
Year Built 1958
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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