Incident at Winnipeg, MB

Summary

1999-09-28: SGK 300, a Cessna 402 with 2 crew and one passenger, was enroute from Winnipeg (YWG) to Milwaukee and was about 55 miles south of YWG when the crew reported a dual alternator failure. The Captain decided to return and turned off all unnecessary electrics to conserve battery power. The crew lowered the gear manually and did a fly-by of the Tower to confirm gear down. The a/c landed uneventfully. The company is presently examining the a/c to determine the cause of the failure. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing UPDATE M. & M. reported that the R/H voltage regulator failed internally. Both L/H & R/H regulators were removed for testing and repairs. Both alternator brushes checked, nothing abnormal found. Regulators adjusted and paralleled on the bench. R/H alternator replaced with serviceable alternator. Aircraft ground run serviceable.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0721
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-08-24 - 17:15
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 [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GSRL | 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 402B
Year Built 1970
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make CONTINENTAL
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SGK 300
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Electrical problem

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