Incident at GILLAM MB (CYGX)


2005-01-26: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the pilot declared an emergency and landed safely. The company flew an engineer in from Churchill and the passengers from the PC-12 were taken to destination via a Beech King Air 200. The Keewatin engineer found fuzz on the chip detector contacts. Ground power runs of 80% were carried out in Gillam and the a/c was ferried down to Winnipeg. Maintenance changed the oil and filters. Ground runs and a test flight were satisfactory. The oil and filters were changed again and were clear of any FOD. The a/c was released to service and flew 12 + hours yesterday, with no recurring problems. SAE Winnipeg recommended re-checking the chip detector each 10 hours for next 30 hours of service.
2005-01-24: KW 631, a Pilatus PC-12, was on an IFR flight from Winnipeg to Churchill when the pilot requested an immediate diversion to Gillam due to an engine chip light. The flight landed without incident at 1612Z.


CADORS Number 2005C0187
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-01-24 - 16:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYGX
Aerodrome Name GILLAM MB (CYGX)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Gillam
TSB Occurrence Number A05C0018
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 53034-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GKNR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator KEEWATIN AIR LIMITED (782) Commercial
Model  Silhouette image of PC 12 45
PC 12 45
Year Built 2000
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-67B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number KW 631
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Diversion

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