Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

Summary

2003-02-26: TSB advised that the Douglas DC-3, GJKM, had departed Yellowknife and was established in cruise when the crew noticed the oil pressure in the number 1 engine, Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92 serial number A77295, was slowly decreasing. When the pressure dropped to 50 psi, a precautionary shutdown was carried out in accordance with the company SOP's. After returning to Yellowknife, the aircraft landed without incident and taxiied to the ramp. Maintenance replaced the engine before releasing the aircraft for flight.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0256
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2003-02-19 - 12:55
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, 25 NM S of Yellowknife
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0036
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GJKM | 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 DC3CS1C3G
Year Built 1942
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model R-1830-92
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number BFL
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Engine shut down,Engine oil problem

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