Incident at TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)

Summary

1999-05-26: The aircraft was on a scheduled IFR flight from Winnipeg International Airport to Toronto (LBPIA). On final approach to runway 24R, the flight crew declared an emergency due to an engine fire. ERS were called out and the aircraft stopped on the runway until an inspection could be carried out. It was determined that a faulty indicator was the problem. The engine was started and the aircraft taxied clear of runway 24R at 2037Z. ERS stood down. Ops. impact -- traffic was held at all fixes, causing delays up to 10 additional minutes while all arrivals were put on runway 24L. It was expected that the holding backup would last until 2200Z. O.P.I.: PAH Supplemental information from T.S.B. Initial Notification (#A99O0127): Approximately 10 miles from landing at Toronto (LBPIA), the crew of the Boeing 737-217 aircraft received a fire warning alarm for the #1 engine (Pratt & Whitney JT8D). The crew shut down the engine, discharged the engine fire extinguisher and requested ERS equipment and personnel stand by for the uneventful landing. The crew stopped the aircraft on the runway where the engine was examined. There was no indication of any fire and the aircraft taxied to the terminal under its own power. Maintenance is examining the aircraft to determine the cause of the false warning. 91 S.O.B. -- no reported injuries. Six (6) crew; 85 passengers.

Details


CADORS Number 1999O0486
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-05-26 - 20:22
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYZ
Aerodrome Name TORONTO / LESTER B. PEARSON INTL ON (CYYZ)
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Toronto (LBPIA)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GQCP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CANADIAN AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL LTD.
Operator CANADIAN AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL LTD./ LIGNES AERIENNES CANADIEN INTERNATIONAL LTEE (132) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 217
Year Built 1983
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDN926
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Fire/smoke (warning)

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