Incident at CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)

Summary

2005-05-18: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing and C&BA advised that company maintenance changed the belt and forgot to reconnect the return fuel line. The company is looking into the Human Factors issue and for the short term has amended their check sheets. The pilot had smoke coming out of the engine but did not shut it down. Fuel was spraying on the turbo charger. Dynamic is looking into their training on emergency procedures.
2005-05-17: The Dynamic Flight Services Inc. Cessna T303, registration C-GDFS, had departed Calgary, AB on a cargo flight to Cranbrook, BC. While the aircraft was heading southwest over downtown Calgary, the pilot advised ATC that smoke was coming out of the right engine (Teledyne Continental LTSIO-520-AE). The pilot returned to the Calgary airport and landed without further incident with ARFF standing by. Examination determined that fuel was leaking from the engine driven fuel pump vent/return line fitting and onto the turbocharger. The fuel pump vent/return line had been disconnected the night before to replace the alternator belt and had not been re-attached. The engine had been run-up following replacement of the alternator belt and no fuel leaks were observed at that time. After this occurrence, the aircraft was inspected, the disconnected line was re-attached and the aircraft was returned to service. A review of the maintenance procedure that resulted in the line being left off was conducted. As a result of that review, all maintenance staff have received additional training and the applicable company work order/work card was changed to include operational and leak checks, which will be signed off as part of the maintenance release.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C0955
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2005-05-13 - 13:13
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYC
Aerodrome Name CALGARY INTL AB (CYYC)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Calgary
TSB Occurrence Number A05W0085
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Fuel related
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GDFS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner DYNAMIC FLIGHT SERVICES INC.
Operator DYNAMIC FLIGHT SERVICES INC. (8581) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model T303
Year Built 1984
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model TSIO-520-AE
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction,Fuel - leak,Diversion

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