Incident at Whitehorse, YT

Summary

1997-06-13: On departure from Runway 13R, the Tower observed a large amount of smoke coming from the left side of the a/c. The a/c was advised and the a/c reported that it had a hydraulic fluid leak and that there were no control problems. The a/c returned to the airport and landed safely at 1939Z with ERS on standby. UPDATE The a/c's hydraulic line was replaced.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0280
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-05-21 - 19:21
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Yukon, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Whitehorse, YT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPTA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PTARMIGAN AIRWAYS LTD
Operator Commercial
Make GRUMMAN
Model G 159
Year Built 1965
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 151
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem

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