Incident at LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC)

Summary

2003-06-11: TW 250 departed La Ronge enroute to Pinehouse and when the flight was 91 NM west of La Ronge, the crew informed FSS that they had shut down an engine for precautionary reasons and were declaring an emergency. All emergency services responded. The aircraft landed without further incident at 15:25Z. Two departing aircraft were delayed. TSB to update.
2003-06-16: UPDATE TSB reported that the Beech 100, C-GJHW operated by Transwest Air as flight TW 250, was en route when the crew observed the left engine low oil pressure light illuminate, and the oil pressure indication below the minimum limit. The crew shut down the engine (Pratt & Whitney PT6A-28) and returned to La Ronge without further incident. Company maintenance found the oil dipstick was not properly secured, allowing oil to leak out. The engine was cleaned, re-serviced with oil, and the aircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0729
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-11 - 15:13
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYVC
Aerodrome Name LA RONGE (BARBER FIELD) SK (CYVC)
Geographic Location Saskatchewan, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, La Ronge (Barber Field)
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0143
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 29795
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 GJHW | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner TRANSWEST AIR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP, BY ITS GENERAL PARTNERS, 101008427 SASKA (TCHEWAN LTD.
Operator TRANSWEST AIR (12508) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of A100
A100
Year Built 1973
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-28
PT6A-28
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TW 250
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Engine shut down,Diversion,Engine oil problem

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