Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)


2001-03-07: TSB Update Mar 6, 2001. A01A0016: The Provincial Airlines SW4 Metroliner, SPR922, Registratio C-FITW, was landing on Rwy 16 after a flight from Gander to St. John´s when the crew observed a fire warning indication for the left engine. The aircraft was immediately stopped on the runway and as a precaution all occupants were evacuated. No smoke or fire was observed by the tower or ERS. The passengers were transported to the terminal a short time later by the airport bus. Maintenance reported the fire warning was due to a bleed air gasket failure which resulted in hot bleed air being directed toward one of the engine fire detectors; there was no fire present at any time. The gasket was replaced and the aircraft returned to service.
2001-03-07: SPR922 SW4 landing runway 16 St.John´s pilot reported Fire Warning indication on left engine. Aircraft brought to immediate stop on runway and evacuated. Tower did not observe any smoke or fire. Seven (7) souls on board. TSB Case Closed with more info to follow.


CADORS Number 2001A0129
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-03-06 - 11:21
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0016
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 14241
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Evacuation

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FITW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator PROVINCIAL AIRLINES LIMITED (2659) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SWEARINGEN
Model SA227AC
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
Engine Model TPE331-11U-611G
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SPR922
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events False warning - smoke or fire,Evacuation (aircraft)

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