Incident at Yellowknife, NWT

Summary

1997-06-23: C-GWPK intended to land at the Echo Bay hangar and was cleared to do so behind a Curtiss C-46 that was under tow. C-GWPK then experienced smoke in the cockpit and made an emergency landing, passing in front of the C-46. The helicopter landed safely on the ramp and the pilot advised that the problem was caused by a voltage regulator in the cockpit.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0389
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-06-20 - 20:13
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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 NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GWPK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GREAT SLAVE HELICOPTERS LTD
Operator Commercial
Make HUGHES
Model 369D
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Fire/smoke (warning)

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