Incident at Yellowknife, NWT


1997-01-22: Snow clearing was in progress at the Yellowknife Airport and the crew of the British Aerospace Jetstream 31 had been advised that there were windrows across taxiway alpha. While crossing one of these windrows, the aircraft was observed to roll to a standstill and both propellers wound down and stopped. The aircraft came to a halt at the intersection of runway 09 and taxiway alpha. The pilot stated that there had been a double 'flameout'. The aircraft was restarted, taxied to position on runway 09 and departed at 1638Z, without further occurrence. There was nil impact on other airport traffic. The owner/operator stated that this is not a normal occurrence and that it has not occurred with his fleet.


CADORS Number 1997C0038
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-01-14 - 16:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife, NWT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCPE | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BRITISH AEROSPACE
Model 3112
Year Built 1988
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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