Incident at 20 NM N of Calgary, AB


1999-06-22: CDR 1347, DHC-8 with 33 people on board, departed from Calgary International Airport (YYC) for Edmonton and when the a/c was 20 miles north of YYC, the crew reported a rough engine. They requested to return and landed without incident on Runway 16 with ERS on standby. No other a/c were inconvenienced. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE TSB reported that the crew noticed the oil pressure dropping on the number 2 engine. The pressure held at slightly above 50 psi and the engine was not shut down. Maintenance determined the problem to be a faulty oil pressure transmitter. UPDATE M. & M. reported that company maintenance filed this report: 1. On climbout at 10,000 feet, #2 engine oil pressure remained steady at 51 PSI (yellow arc is 40-55 PSI, green arc is 55-65 PSI). No low oil pressure warning noted. 2. Crew elected to return YYC, following the Abnormal Oil Pressure procedure. 3. Crew shut down #2 engine on taxi. 4. Maintenance adjusted #2 engine oil pressure, and replaced #2 oil pressure transmitter on precautionary basis. 5. Aircraft returned to service, no further events.


CADORS Number 1999C0460
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-15 - 14:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 20 NM N of Calgary, AB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GKTA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 301
Year Built 1989
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make P & W.C. PT6 TURBO PROP
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDR 1347
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine oil problem

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