Incident at YORKTON MUNI SK (CYQV)

Summary

2003-05-15: UPDATE TSB reported that the Piper PA-25-235, registration C-GHVT, had just been released from a maintenance facility. After rotation on its first flight, the pilot noted a rapid decrease in oil pressure. He shut down the engine (Lycoming 0-540) and forced landed on a nearby road with no injury or damage to the aircraft. The aircraft was towed back to the airport and returned to maintenance. An inspection revealed a leak around the oil temperature sensing unit.
2003-05-14: The pilot of C-GHVT, a Piper PA-25 Pawnee crop sprayer aircraft, departed Yorkton at 2157Z on a local VFR flight. He declared a 'MAYDAY' 5 minutes later at 2203Z and advised that he had an engine failure and was landing in a field 5 miles east of Yorkton airport. FSS co-ordinated with the RCMP to locate the aircraft. The pilot phoned Edmonton FIC and advised that he was safe on the ground. TSB was advised.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0582
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-05-13 - 22:03
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYQV
Aerodrome Name YORKTON MUNI SK (CYQV)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 5 NM E of Yorkton
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0112
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 29182
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GHVT | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner FARR AIR INC.
Operator FARR AIR INC. (12585) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA25 235
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model O-540-B2C5
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Forced landing,Engine - malfunction,Engine oil problem

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