Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

Summary

2001-06-22: UPDATE TSB reported that the Consolidated Vultee PBY-5A was on approach to Defeat Lake, 20 NM east of Yellowknife when the right engine began to run rough. The flight crew rejected the approach and climbed to 1,000 feet. The right engine was shut down and the aircraft returned to the Yellowknife airport. The flight crew declared an emergency and requested AFF services for the arrival. The aircraft landed without further incident. Upon inspection, the number four cylinder on the Pratt and Whitney R-1830-92 engine had cracked from the spark plug hole to the intake valve. The right engine was replaced.
2001-06-20: The crew of TNKR 708, a Consolidated Vultee PBY-5A Catalina, declared an emergency at Yellowknife due to an engine shutdown at 2242Z, requested ERS, and landed safely on Runway 15 at 2252Z. TNKR 708 then required a tow clear of the runway. Six other aircraft were delayed 5 minutes each and one aircraft 10 minutes. TSB will be contacting the operator.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0648
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-06-19 - 22:50
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYZF
Aerodrome Name YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0146
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 15864
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FUAW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Buffalo Airways Ltd
Operator BUFFALO AIRWAYS LTD. (5319) Commercial
Make CONSOLIDATED
Model PBY5A
Year Built 1943
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model R-1830-92
Gear Type Amphibian
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TANKER708
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Engine failure,Declared emergency/priority

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