Incident at 80 N of Yellowknife, NWT


1997-08-14: C-GHPW was enroute from Cambridge Bay to Yellowknife with a crew of 4 at FL 310 when the crew saw the number two engine gearbox chip light illuminate. The crew shut down the engine and continued to destination without further incident. Maintenance could find no discrepancies with the engine, which had just been installed a week earlier (CADORS 97C0522). The a/c was returned to service and the problem has not recurred during several flights.


CADORS Number 1997C0547
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-08-10 - 09:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 80 N of 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 310
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Engine shut down

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