Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

Summary

2001-10-11: CTG363 MBH5 helicopter during engine start up on the ground at Charlottetown had the Transmission Light Illuminate. The pulse was activated and 4 seconds later the light illuminated for the 2nd time. Engine was shutdown and the engineer inspected the chip plug and found a small particle. An inspection of the oil filter found numerous metal particles. TSB Case closed with more to follow.
2001-10-17: TSB Update : A01A0127: After engine start, the pilot of CCG363, a BO 105 noticed that the main gear box (MGB) chip light had illuminated. The pilot then activated the pulse system at which time the light extinguished; however, after a short period of time, the light re-illuminated. The pilot shutdown both engines and, upon inspection by maintenance personnel, it was revealed that the MGB magnetic plug contained metal particles; further inspection revealed the presence of similar particles in the MGB oil and filter. Replacement parts (MGB, oil cooler and filter) have been ordered and will be installed prior to the aircraft being returned to service.
2001-10-15: Update Oct. 15, 2001 Maintenance and Manufacturing. The freewheel clutch teeth broke up damaging the associated bearing. Transmission will be changed.

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0640
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-10-05 - 18:07
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYYG
Aerodrome Name CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT
Geographic Location Prince Edward Island, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0127
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Helicopter
 Silhouette image of Helicopter
Canadian Registration GCFT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
Operator State
Make EUROCOPTER DEUT
Model BO105 C CDN
Year Built 1985
Engine Type Turbo shaft
Engine Make ALLISON
Engine Model  Silhouette image of 250-C20B
250-C20B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CTG363
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down

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