Incident at Vicinity of Broadview, SK


1999-04-27: ACA 253, a DC-9, was enroute from Winnipeg to Calgary with 63 people on board at FL 350 and near Broadview when the crew reported that the a/c had experienced an engine failure. They declared an emergency and diverted to Regina, where the flight landed safely at 1619Z with CFR on standby. The crew was able to taxi to the the gate and deplane the passengers. Two other a/c were vectored around ACA 253 during its descent. TSB has been informed and more information will be available. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that the crew observed the right engine oil pressure dropping rapidly and the oil quantity indication reached zero. The engine was shut down and the flight diverted to Regina. Maintenance discovered that an oil pressure indication line fitting attached to the oil filter housing had loosened, allowing most of the available engine oil to escape. A machinist was dispatched to install a helicoil fitting and the a/c was ferried to Winnipeg for final repairs.


CADORS Number 1999C0305
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-04-26 - 15:53
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Vicinity of Broadview, SK
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTMZ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC9 32
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Turbo jet
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Declared emergency/priority

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