Incident at PINCHER CREEK AB (CZPC)

Summary

2003-08-06: The Air Spray (1967) Ltd. Douglas B26, C-GXGY, had completed a retardant drop on the Lost River fire near Pincher Creek, when the pilot noticed smoke and oil coming from the RH engine exhaust stacks. After shutting down the engine (Pratt and Whitney R-2800-79) the crew landed without incident at Pincher Creek. The cause of the engine malfunction is not known.
2003-08-08: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that an ignition wire harness with the metal braiding around it rubbed a hole in a push rod tube.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1087
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-07-26 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CZPC
Aerodrome Name PINCHER CREEK AB (CZPC)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 20 NM W of Pincher Creek
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0162
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GXGY | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR SPRAY (1967) LTD
Operator AIR SPRAY (1967) LTD. (351) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model A26C
Year Built 1944
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model R-2800-79
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,Engine oil problem,Engine shut down

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