Incident at Charlottetown PEI

Summary

1999-09-01: CGC353 BO105 helicopter was in cruising flight after take-off the pilot notice the Engine Chip Warning light illuminate. Pilot followed SOPS and "Zapped" (Burned-Off) the Chip. The Warning light extinguished but reappeared within 30 seconds. The pilot reduced power on the affected engine. The aircraft was about 5 nm from departure and the pilot returned to land. In preparation to land the pilot brought the affected engine to flight power and requested ERS from ATC. The Helicopter landed without further problem. Coast Guard maintenance is currently investigating the cause of the Chip Light. TSC case close File # A99A0119

Details


CADORS Number 1999A0479
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-31 - 14:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Charlottetown PEI
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GGGM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
Operator GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (2134) State
Make EUROCOPTER DEUT
Model BO105 S CDN BS
Year Built 1983
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Engine - malfunction

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