Incident at Winnipeg, MB

Summary

1999-07-09: SGK 335, a Cessna 414 with 7 people on board, departed from Runway 13 at Winnipeg on an IFR flight to Red Sucker Lake and shortly after takeoff, the pilot observed smoke emanating from the left engine cowling. He advised that he was returning to the airport and was cleared for a visual approach to Runway 18. The flight landed safely with CFR on standby and taxied to the ramp. A post-landing inspection revealed no fire but an oil leak apparently caused the smoking engine. TSB investigators will look at the engine today with the company AME to determine the cause of the leak. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that the left engine air-oil separator line had chafed through as a result of contact with a tie-wrap. Oil from the line had then settled on the exhaust system.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0553
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-07-08 - 13:35
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg, MB
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLHP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner SKYWARD AVIATION LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 414
Year Built 1970
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make CONTINENTAL
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SGK 335
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Fire/smoke (warning)

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