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

Summary

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.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0113
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-01-14 - 14:00
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, 80 NM S of Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A05C0011
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 52781-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FWTF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR CANADA
Operator AIR CANADA (5262) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
AIRBUS
Model A319 112
Year Built 2003
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make CFM INTERNATIONAL
Engine Model CFM56-5B6/P
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA 276
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine oil problem,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority

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