Incident at 10 NM W of Inuvik, NT


1999-08-06: C-GUAL, a Cessna 207, was 10 miles west of Inuvik when the pilot declared an emergency due to engine failure. Inuvik FSS staff responded, asking what kind of assistance the pilot needed. The pilot then advised that he had re-started the engine and was proceeding to Inuvik. The a/c landed safely at 1724Z with ERS on standby. The nature of the engine problem is not known. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE M. & M. contacted the company safety officer, who reported that the RH fuel cap was loose and fuel vented out causing a fuel shortage and engine failure. The fuel selector was switched to the LH tank and the engine was restarted. Maintenance confirmed that the fuel caps were recently installed and were stiff to shut. The pilot didn¿t fully tighten the RH cap after refueling .


CADORS Number 1999C0656
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-04 - 17:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 10 NM W of Inuvik, NT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GUAL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 207A
Year Built 1982
Engine Type Reciprocating
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 Declared emergency/priority,Engine failure

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