Incident at Whitehorse, YT


1997-08-14: While on short final for Runway 31L, the crew of C-FOVW noticed some smoke from the number one engine. The a/c landed safely and the crew shut down the engine and were able to taxi to the apron. They had called ERS to look at the a/c, but no fire or damage in the engine was visible. The a/c was taken to the Air North hangar for a maintenance check. More details will follow. UPDATE Maintenance reports that the number two engine had sustained a cylinder failure. The a/c had been on a charter flight from Dry Bay, AK to Whitehorse with 16 passengers on board.


CADORS Number 1997C0532
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-08-07 - 22:28
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FOVW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC3CS1C3G
Year Built 1942
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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