Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

Summary

2005-08-16: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the smoke in the cockpit originated from the port cabin supercharger. Supercharger lubrication oil entered the impeller cavity as a result of an internal failure. The supercharger was replaced and the aircraft returned to service.
2003-02-18: TSB reported that HS 748, C-GJVN operating as FAB 8028 had departed from Yellowknife, (CYZF) at 12:50 MST for Diavik (CDK2)when the cabin began to fill with smoke. The flight crew opened the left spill valve in order to evacuate the smoke and requested ATC priority and a return to Yellowknife. The aircraft landed without further incident at 13:31 with Airport Firefighters standing by. Failure of the pneumatic supercharger was suspected. The aircraft was involved in a similar occurrence five hours previously (TSB-A03W0031 and CADORS-2003C0189).
2003-02-12: FAB8028 had departed at 19:50Z for Diavik, NT and then at 20:15Z the pilot requested clearance back to Yellowknife because of smoke in the cockpit. The aircraft requested priority and Emergency Services was put on standby. The aircraft landed sarely on Runway 33 at 20:31Z and normal operations were resumed. There was minimal impact on operations.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0190
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-11 - 20:17
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYZF
Aerodrome Name YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0032
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27523
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GJVN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BRADLEY AIR SERVICES LIMITED - FIRST AIR
Operator FIRST AIR (107) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of HAWKER SIDDELEY
HAWKER SIDDELEY
Model HS 748 2A
Year Built 1967
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make ROLLS ROYCE
Engine Model DART 534-2
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 8028
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Smoke/fumes - aircraft,Declared emergency/priority

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