Incident at Whitehorse, YT

Summary

1997-07-07: On departure from Runway 13R, the a/c lost an engine, the crew dumped the a/c's load of fire retardant and requested an immediate clearance to return and land on Runway 31L. ERS was on standby while ABS 10 landed safely. UPDATE Maintenance changed a cylinder on the affected engine and returned the a/c to service.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0411
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-07-01 - 21:05
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 [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GXGY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR SPRAY 1967 LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model A26C
Year Built 1944
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ASB 10
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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