Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Summary

2001-09-10: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that skydrol was found to be leaking from the #1 thrust reverser hydraulic system pressure switch tee fitting. Maintenance tightened the fitting in accordance M.M. 20-10-51 and leak-checked the system as serviceable.The aircraft returned to service with no further incidents to report. Maintenance did generate a WestJet 'Supplemental Maintenance Item' task card as follow up to this snag and the card was closed upon further inspection on 01 Sept.01, with no faults found.
2001-09-07: UPDATE TSB reported that the B737-200 was taxiing for departure at Edmonton with No.1 engine operating when another aircraft reported seeing smoke coming from the mid-section of WJA 82. The crew stopped, turned the aircraft into wind, and shut the engine down. They then asked the Tower to check for flames and requested ERS. No fire was found and the aircraft returned to the ramp and the passengers disembarked. Maintenance found a hydraulic fitting for the thrust reverser leaking onto the air conditioning packs. The aircraft was released after repairs.
2001-09-04: WJA 82 was taxiing for departure at Edmonton when Tower staff observed and reported to WJA 82 smoke from the main landing gear. The crew of WJA 82 requested ERS and shut down the engines. ERS reported an apparent hydralic leak. The crew re-started engine 2 and taxied back to the gate.

Details


CADORS Number 2001C1123
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-08-31 - 23:03
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYEG
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Edmonton
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0229
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 17459
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GWJK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WESTJET
Operator WESTJET AIRLINES LTD. (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 269
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-17
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 82
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear,Hydraulic problem,Declared emergency/priority

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