Incident at WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)
2003-02-06: UPDATE TSB reported that the student pilot of the Cessna 172P operated by the Winnipeg Flying Club, was doing a pre-flight engine runup when he observed smoke coming from the engine cowling. The aircraft was shut down and the airport manager responded with a fire extinguisher. Company maintenance found the starter solenoid had not disengaged on completion of the engine start. The starter and solenoid were replaced and the aircraft was returned to service.
2003-01-30: The pilot of C-GKJX, a Cessna 172, was conducting a run-up at St. Andrews airport when he attempted to contact a company aircraft adjacent to him in the holding bay. When the second pilot did not respond, the Ground Controller asked the first pilot if he needed assistance. The pilot advised the Controller that he had an electrical fire. The Controller suggested that the pilot shut down which he did. The Tower called the APM, who responded with a fire extinguisher. No AFF is available at YAV. No flames were observed. The aircraft was towed back to the hangar at 2040Z.
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)
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