Incident at EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)

Summary

2003-01-07: While in the west practice area (CYA 209T) at Edmonton, the pilot of C-GIXD, a Beech Duchess, shut down one engine for some single engine practice. At 1826Z the pilot was unsuccessful in re-starting the engine and returned to Edmonton City Center Airport on one engine. They landed uneventfully at 1837Z. No emergency was declared and there was no impact to other users.
2003-03-28: UPDATE General Aviation reported that the CFI at the Edmonton Flying Club said that there was an internal investigation into the incident. The Director of Maintenance advised that no mechanical problems were discovered on the aircraft involved. The CFI conducted a monitoring flight with the instructor involved, during which one engine was intentionally failed and its propeller feathered. The CFI reports that the instructor's piloting technique was consistent with aircraft operating procedures and that the unfeathering attempt was conducted successfully.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0019
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-07 - 18:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYXD
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 10 NM W of Edmonton City Centre
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 26888
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 GIXD | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner EDMONTON FLYING CLUB
Operator EDMONTON FLYING CLUB (772) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model 76
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-360-A1G6D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine shut down,Engine - malfunction,Diversion

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