Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
2005-01-17: UPDATE TSB reported that while in cruise flight, the crew of Air Canada 276, an Airbus 319, noticed that the indicated oil quantity level in the #1 engine began to drop. The crew decided to divert to Winnipeg, MB. Approximately 80 miles from Winnipeg, the oil level dropped from 17 quarts to 4 quarts. The crew reduced the engine power to idle (General Electric CFM-56-5B6-T) and declared an emergency. The aircraft landed safely with ARFF standing by. The engine was shut down after arrival with the oil quantity indicating 0 quarts. Maintenance changed the starter carbon seals in the gearbox as per AMM 72-63-00. A ground run leak check was completed as per 71-00-00-790-008 and the aircraft was returned to service.
2005-01-14: ACA 276, an A319 with 99 people on board, was en route from Regina to Toronto and near Grand Forks, ND when the crew advised ATC that they had an engine problem and were diverting to Winnipeg. When the flight was 80 NM south of YWG, the crew declared an emergency and reported that they had shut down the number 1 engine. The flight landed safely at 1452Z. Initial information from the TSB indicates that the crew observed a diminishing oil quantity in the engine and when the oil reached the minimum 4 quarts, the engine was shut down. The company is currently in the process of determining the cause of the problem.
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