Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

Summary

2001-07-25: TANKER 57, a DC-4, departed Norman Wells (YVQ) on a fire-fighting mission and the crew indicated shortly after takeoff that they were returning to YVQ. TANKER57 landed with the left outboard engine shut down. TSB will be contacting the company.
2001-07-30: UPDATE TSB reported that on the outbound flight approximately 10 NM from the departure airport, Norman Wells, the no. 2 engine of the Douglas C-54 (DC-4) developed an oil leak onto the exhaust, resulting in smoke. The engine, a Pratt & Whitney R-2000-7M2, was shut down and the aircraft returned to Norman Wells for an uneventful landing.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C0887
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-07-24 - 20:22
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYVQ
Aerodrome Name NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0179
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 16631
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 FIQM | 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  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model C54GDC
Year Built 1943
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model R-2000-7M2
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TANKER57
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine shut down,Engine oil problem

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