Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
2005-04-18: C-FSPA, a Dornier 228 with 6 people on board, departed Yellowknife for Goose Lake and a short time later, the crew advised that they were returning due to an engine malfunction. Initial reports indicate that the power level for the number 2 engine stuck and could not be adjusted. After getting established on the ILS for Runway 33, the crew secured the engine. ERS was on standby as the flight landed uneventfully at 1620Z. TSB report to follow.
2005-04-20: UPDATE TSB reported that the Summit Air Charters Ltd. Dornier 228-208, C-FPSA, departed Yellowknife, NT for Goose Lake, NU with two crew and four passengers on board. During the initial climb after takeoff, the power lever for the #2 engine (Garrett TPE331-5-252D) became stuck when it was moved aft from the takeoff to climb power setting. The flight crew elected to return to Yellowknife. When the aircraft was established on the ILS for Runway 33, the #2 engine was shut down and a single engine approach and landing was conducted without further incident. Maintenance found a loose #4 diameter screw lodged in the power lever control cable pulley located in the floor of the aircraft. The company has filed an SDR with Transport Canada.
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