Incident at Trenton Area
2005-02-18: TSB Update A05A0021: The Canadian Helicopters, Sikorsky S76, was on an operational flight with two aircraft crew and three medical staff. While en route to St. Martha's Regional Hospital the crew observed the #2 engine (Allison 250-C30S) T5 (turbine temperature) was increasing; a few seconds later the engine chip light illuminated. The crew intentionally shut down the engine and diverted to Trenton Airport, Nova Scotia (CYTN) where they landed uneventfully. Maintenance discovered a split in the outer combustion can however, no other physical damage was visible and the engine rotated freely. The engine will be removed and shipped to an overhaul facility for teardown and inspection.
2005-02-16: The Canadian Helicopters Sikorsky S76 Medivac Flight (C-GIMN) was enroute Halifax to Antigonish when the pilot shut down an engine due to a T5 indication at limits. The helicopter diverted to New Glasgow and landed without further incident.
2005-02-17: Update 17 February 2005: Canadian Helicopters will be changing the #2 engine and the helicopter is expected to be back in service on Friday 18 February 2005
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