Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT
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.
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)
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