Incident at CYSR
2001-09-04: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the aircraft had spent a number of nights outdoors prior to the incident, during which time it was raining. The fuel sumps had been checked prior to flight with no water indication, after the landing in Nanisivik maintenance checked the fuel filter bowls and found slight trace of water in LH engine filter bowl only, the fuel cap seals were checked and found to be suspect on two caps, they were replaced the aircraft ground run and the aircraft returned to service with no further defects of this nature to date.
2001-08-21: At 13:12Z the crew of KBA201 reported to the CARS Operator at Nanisivik that due to onboard fuel problems they were diverting to Nanisivik. The aircraft landed there without further incident at 13:28Z. The 200 series Beech had departed Iqaluit for Resolute Bay and was at cruise altitude when the crew diverted.
2001-08-28: UPDATE TSB reported that the Beechcraft King Air 200 was performing a Medivac from Iqaluit to Resolute Bay. Approximately 100 nm out of Resolute Bay, the left engine began to surge with rapid fluctuations in torque, fuel flow and N1. Shortly after, the right engine began to show the same symtoms. The aircraft was diverted to Nanisivik and the crew declared an emergency. As power to the engines was reduced during decent, the surge and fluctuations stopped. The remainder of the approach and landing was uneventful and the engines ran normally during taxi. The cause of the engine abnormalities is not known.
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