Incident at Winnipeg, MB


1999-06-11: CF-QHY, a DC-3, departed VFR from Winnipeg for Gimli and when the a/c was 15 miles north of Winnipeg, the crew advised they had shut down the left engine. They returned and landed safely on Runway 25 with ERS on standby. The a/c was towed to the ramp about 25 minutes later. The nature of the engine problem is not known. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE M. & M. reported that an examination of the engine found that the #11 cylinder swallowed a valve, causing major engine damage. The engine will be removed and another overhauled one installed. The operator will submit an SDR after the overhaul agency determines the cause of the failure. Total time since last engine overhaul was approximately 600 hours. It was also noted that this engine already had 5 cylinders changed since overhaul.


CADORS Number 1999C0448
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-10 - 22:47
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, MB
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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 FQHY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
Model DC3CS1C3G
Year Built 1942
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make P & W R1340 SERIES
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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