Incident at THOMPSON MB (CYTH)


2001-05-07: At 2227Z, the pilot of C-GEUY, a Cessna 414 which had departed Thompson (YTH) for Brochet with 3 on board, reported 16 miles north of YTH and advised he was returning because of a strong odor of smoke in the cockpit. He further advised that he was shutting down his radio as a precaution until the aircraft was on final. C-GEUY landed safely at 2236Z. The airport CFR and City Fire Dept responded. TSB will contact the operator.
2001-05-10: UPDATE TSB reported that the Pimichikamak Air Ltd Cessna 414 returned to Thompson shortly after take-off after smoke was smelled in the cockpit. ERS was placed on standby. Information provided indicated that company maintenance found the flap motor running continuously and overheating and that the equipment fan motor behind the instrument panel was burnt.


CADORS Number 2001C0440
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-05-05 - 22:27
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYTH
Aerodrome Name THOMPSON MB (CYTH)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Thompson
TSB Occurrence Number A01C0075
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 15122
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GEUY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator PIM AIR (6331) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model 414
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Model TSIO-520-N
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Smoke/fumes - aircraft,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority,Electrical problem

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