Incident at Whitehorse, YT


1999-06-11: The pilot of C-FJGQ, a Cessna 180, departed Whitehorse on a VFR flight to Big Salmon Lake and about 30 minutes later, advised that he was returning because of a rough-running engine. The pilot landed without further incident at Whitehorse at 1729Z with ERS on standby. System Safety was unable to reach the pilot, so the nature of the engine problem is not known at this time. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE M. & M. reported that an AMO inspected the engine and suspected that the problem was the result of a carb float problem, as the pilot stated that the engine stopped running rough when the nose of the aircraft was pointed down. The carb was removed and the float was found to be rubbing on the bowl casing. The carb was replaced . The engine was run up several times with no recurring occurences. The AMO stated that they submitted an SDR on the carb problem.


CADORS Number 1999C0259
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-04-11 - 16:58
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 180
Year Built 1955
Engine Type Reciprocating
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 Engine - malfunction

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