Incident at 25 NM S of Ekati, NT

Summary

1999-08-24: C-GPSH, a C-54, was in cruise flight south of Ekati when the number 4 engine began to backfire. The crew secured the engine and landed uneventfully at Yellowknife. Maintenance carried out a valve adjustment and returned the a/c to service. OPI - System Safety

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0718
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1999-08-13 - 21:15
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 25 NM S of Ekati, NT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPSH | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BUFFALO AIRWAYS LTD
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model C54A DC
Year Built 1944
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make P & W R2000 SERIES
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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