Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

2003-08-26: UPDATE TSB reported that the Piper PA-60 Aerostar, C-FQYW, departed from Winnipeg on a GPS test flight. Shortly after takeoff, the pilot noted smoke inside the display of the left HSI (King KI525A). The pilot pulled the HSI circuit breaker and diverted the flight back to Winnipeg, where it landed without further incident with ERS standing by. Maintenance found a failed heading bug resistor in the HSI.
2003-08-25: The Piper PA-60 Aerostar, C-FQYW, departed Winnipeg and shortly after takeoff, the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit. He returned to the airport and was cleared straight in to Runway 13 with AFF on standby. The flight landed safely and the pilot taxied the a/c to the apron without assistance. TSB will be contacting the pilot.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1209
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-25 - 15:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0226
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31891
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other,Fire/smoke (non-impact)
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make PIPER AEROSTAR
Model PA60 602P
Year Built 1982
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model LTIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Smoke/fumes - aircraft,Electrical problem,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority

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