Incident at FORT MCMURRAY AB (CYMM)

Summary

2003-08-22: UPDATE TSB reported that an Airspary (1967) Ltd. Dougals A26C (C-FPGP) operating as ASB 2, was returning to Fort McMurray, AB after a practice flight. 5 NM from the airport the power was reduced in preparation for joining the circuit. The PIC observed smoke and debris emitting from the upper exhaust stack of the left engine (Pratt & Whitney R-2800-79). A precautionary shut down of the engine was done and the aircraft landed at Fort McMurray. Company maintenance replaced a broken exhaust valve and the aircraft was returned to service.
2003-08-18: ASB 2, an A-26, arrived at Fort McMurray from the northeast with one engine shut down and landed safely. No emergency vehicles were required and there was no impact on the airport operations.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1154
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-15 - 20:11
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYMM
Aerodrome Name FORT MCMURRAY AB (CYMM)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Fort McMurray
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0176
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31619
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FPGP | 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 B26C
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 ASB 2
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Engine shut down

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