Incident at Thompson, MB


1997-09-16: The a/c departed Thompson on a routine medevac flight to Pikwitonei, MB with a crew of 2 and a nurse on board. While on climbout, the crew experienced a rough-running right engine, and noted a rise in oil temperature. The crew advised AirRadio that because of these problems, they would be returning to Thompson and further advised that they had shut down and secured the affected powerplant. They requested ERS, however due to equipment failure, the Thompson airport ERS unit was unable to respond. The city fire department was dispatched and stood by while the crew landed the a/c without further incident at 0004Z. Company maintenance found large amounts of metal in the oil screen, which suggests a failed bearing. The engine will be replaced. The engine had run for 1800 of it's 1900 TBO hours.


CADORS Number 1997C0637
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1997-09-15 - 23:55
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson, MB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FGMO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 421C
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SGK 811
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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