Incident at YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)

Summary

2005-05-30: The Buffalo Airways Ltd. DC-3C, C-GWIR, was conducting a flight from Yellowknife, NT to Hay River, NT. Shortly after departure, the number 1 engine (Pratt & Whitney-USA R1830-92) developed a mild shake. The engine was shut down and the aircraft returned to Yellowknife for an uneventful single engine approach and landing. Maintenance replaced the number 5 cylinder.

Details


CADORS Number 2005C1052
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2005-05-24 - 23:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYZF
Aerodrome Name YELLOWKNIFE NT (CYZF)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Yellowknife
TSB Occurrence Number A05W0090
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GWIR | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BUFFALO AIRWAYS LTD
Operator BUFFALO AIRWAYS LTD. (5319) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DOUGLAS
DOUGLAS
Model DC3C
Year Built 1942
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-USA
Engine Model R-1830-92
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,Diversion,Engine shut down

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