Incident at Waterville NS


1997-05-26: Coast Guard CTG362 BO105 was South East of Waterville when the pilot received a #1 engine chip light. The pilot depressed the chip detector fuzz burner and the light extinguished. Shortly after the light illuminated again the pilot shutdown the #1 engine and landed at Waterville. Maintenance removed a small sliver of metal (within limits) from the chip detector, changed the oil and cleaned the filter. After a ground run was carried out and no further contaminataion was observed the aircraft was returned to service.


CADORS Number 1997A0245
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-23 - 14:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Waterville NS
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GCFS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Model BO105 S CDN BS 4
Year Built 1985
Engine Type Turbo shaft
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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