Incident at PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)

Summary

2003-04-11: KA 1050, a Metro III, departed Prince Albert for Stony Rapids with 12 people on board and when the flight was 10 NM north of YPA, the crew advised that they were returning due to a left wing overheat indication. AFF responded and the flight landed safely at 1540Z. TSB will be contacting the company.
2003-04-23: UPDATE TSB advised that shortly after takeoff from Prince Albert, the crew of a Northern Dene Airways SA-227-AC Metro IV, C-FIPW, reported that the left wing overheat annunciator light had illuminated steady indicating a wheel well overheat condition. The crew executed the emergency drill as per SOP's and commenced a left turn direct back to Prince Albert. IFR was cancelled and the aircraft landed safely with AFF standing by. The overheat annunciator indiction was traced to a broken wire on the thermal sensor in left wheel well. The wire was repaired and the aircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0452
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-04-11 - 15:37
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYPA
Aerodrome Name PRINCE ALBERT (GLASS FIELD) SK (CYPA)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 10 NM N of Prince Albert
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0087
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28626
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FIPW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner NORTHERN DENE AIRWAYS LTD
Operator NORTHERN DENE AIRWAYS LTD. (5051) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SWEARINGEN
SWEARINGEN
Model SA227AC
Year Built 1982
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
GARRETT
Engine Model TPE331-11U
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KA 1050
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Electrical problem,Diversion

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