Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)


2001-07-31: UPDATE TSB reported that the Boeing 737-200 was on a scheduled flight from Ottawa to Iqaluit. While enroute, at about 150 nautical miles south of Iqaluit, the number 1 engine start valve open light illuminated. The crew shut down the engine (P&W JT8D-17A), declared an emergency and proceeded to destination where it made an uneventful landing. Maintenance personnel replaced the number 1 engine starter and starter valve and replaced the cockpit engine start switch. The system was checked and found serviceable.
2001-07-26: ACA 7139, a B737 with 33 people on board, was enroute from Ottawa to Iqaluit (YFB) and 128 NM south of YFB when the crew reported problems with number one engine. They advised they were shutting down the engine and declared an emergency at 1816Z. Emergency equipment was on standby at YFB when the flight landed safely at 1840Z. TSB Montreal is following up with the company.


CADORS Number 2001C0890
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-07-25 - 18:14
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYFB
Aerodrome Name IQALUIT NU (CYFB)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 128 NM S of Iqaluit
TSB Occurrence Number A01Q0130
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 16648
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GOPW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737 275
Year Built 1980
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Model JT8D-17
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA 7139
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Declared emergency/priority,Engine - malfunction

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