Incident at Regina, SK

Summary

1997-07-14: The pilot, who was the only occupant of the spray-equipped Schweizer G 164A, departed Regina on a routine VFR flight. About 10 miles northeast of Regina, the pilot advised that he would be returning to the airport because of a rough-running engine. The a/c landed safely on Runway 31, however while taxiing, it became apparent that engine power could not be reduced, so the pilot shut off the magnetos and coasted off the runway onto the grass infield about 150 feet east of the runway. Maintenance determined that the problem was a jammed butterfly valve in the carburetor which will be repaired or replaced.

Details


CADORS Number 1997C0443
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-07-13 - 01:24
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Regina, SK
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 FYEU | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GENERAL AIRSPRAY LIMITED
Operator Commercial
Make SCHWEIZER
Model G 164A
Year Built 1969
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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