Incident at POND INLET NU (CYIO)

Summary

2003-07-15: N134MA, a Champion 8GCBC, was enroute from Broughton Island to Pond Inlet when the pilot reported to Arctic Radio that due to a malfunction in his fuel pumping system, the engine was only getting fuel from one tank. He stated he felt he might not reach his destination because of this. The crew of VIR 19 relayed this message to Arctic Radio (1820Z) and then the crew of UAL 931 relayed another message to Arctic Radio (1840Z) that the pilot of the distressed aircraft had his destination in sight and landed safely shortly after that.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0957
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-13 - 18:20
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYIO
Aerodrome Name POND INLET NU (CYIO)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Pond Inlet
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 30710
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Fuel related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration the United States of America
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner
Operator Private
Make BELLANCA
Model 8GCBC
Year Built
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
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 Engine - malfunction,Fuel - starvation

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