Incident at WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)

Summary

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.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0132
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-01-29 - 20:12
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYAV
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / ST. ANDREWS MB (CYAV)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, St. Andrews
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0031
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27294
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Fire/smoke (non-impact),Evacuation
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GJKX | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner THE WINNIPEG FLYING CLUB
Operator THE WINNIPEG FLYING CLUB (775) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model 172P
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-D2J
O-320-D2J
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Evacuation (aircraft),Fire - engine,Engine - malfunction

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