Incident at Iqaluit, NT


1999-03-15: CFC 85, a CC-130 Hercules, was enroute from Thule AFB to CFB Trenton and was 50 miles north of Iqaluit when the crew reported shutting down the number 3 engine. They declared an emergency and were given priority to land at Iqaluit. Prior to landing, the crew dumped 22,000 pounds of fuel. The a/c landed safely at 2208Z and one other a/c was delayed for 10 minutes during the emergency. OPI - System Safety


CADORS Number 1999C0180
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-03-12 - 21:45
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Iqaluit, NT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of LOCKHEED
Model C-130 (HERCULES)
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CFC 85
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Engine shut down

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