Incident at Yellowknife, NWT


1997-08-07: C-GHPW departed Yellowknife for Resolute Bay with 3 crew and 1 passenger, and after reaching cruise altitude, the crew got a chip light illumination for the number two engine. They secured the engine and returned to Yellowknife without further incident. Maintenance determined that the engine had to be changed.


CADORS Number 1997C0522
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-08-02 - 17:30
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 GHPW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model 382G
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number NWT 701
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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