Incident at LaRonge, SK


1999-10-18: The aircraft was enroute to LaRonge on a routine scheduled flight from Wollaston Lake when the pilot advised LaRonge FSS that they were shuting down the left engine due to a chip light illumination in the cockpit. At 2314Z, as a precaution, the crew restarted the engine and landed without further incident at 2319Z. The crew then shut the left engine down again. Company maintenance is in the process of determining why the chip light illuminated. OPI - System Safety UPDATE TSB reported that AIR SASK 100, A BEECH 99, WAS EN ROUTE FROM COLLINS BAY, SK, TO LA RONGE, WHEN THE LEFT ENGINE CHIP LIGHT CAME ON. THE CREW SHUT DOWN THE ENGINE AND PROCEEDED TO DESTINATION. THE CREW RE-STARTED THE ENGINE AS A CONTINGENCY FOR LANDING, AND THEN SHUT IT DOWN AGAIN AFTER LANDING. MAINTENANCE FOUND METAL CONTAMINATION IN THE ENGINE'S GEAR BOX. THE ENGINE HAS BEEN REMOVED FOR OVERHAUL. Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the the engine has been removed for shipment to Pratt & Whitney-Montreal.The engine has approximately 3,300 hours since major overhaul. An SDR will be submitted by the company.


CADORS Number 1999C0873
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-10-14 - 23:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, LaRonge, SK
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FDYF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR SASK AVIATION (1991) (1864) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model 99A
Year Built 1969
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make P & W.C. PT6 TURBO PROP
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ASK 100
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure

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