Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

Summary

2003-02-05: C-GBSK, a C54G-DC, experienced a loss of hydraulic pressure while taxiing at Yellowknife. The aircraft returned to base, where maintenance identified a stuck bypass valve as being the source of the problem. The valve was removed, cleaned and re-installed. The brakes and hydraulic systems were bled and the aircraft returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0165
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-01-29 - 19:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYZF
Aerodrome Name YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0017
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GBSK | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BUFFALO AIRWAYS LTD
Operator BUFFALO AIRWAYS, INC. (4877) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model C54GDC
Year Built 1946
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model TWIN WASP D3
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BFL
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem

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