Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
2011-01-14: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The number one engine forward chip plug was found to be the source of the chip light indication. No particles were found on the chip plug but there was a small quantity of paste found. There was nothing on the bottom chip plug. Both chip plugs were thoroughly cleaned and reinstalled and a ground run at 100% on the number one engine was conducted for 30 minutes without any problems. Both chip plugs were removed after the ground run of 30 minutes and no particles or contamination was found. The engine oil was changed as a precautionary measure. The aircraft returned to service.
2010-11-16: UPDATE TSB: A10A0112: C-GIMN, a Canadian Helicopters, Sikorsky S76, was en route from Yarmouth to Halifax when at approximately eight miles from the airport, the flight crew declared a PAN, PAN, PAN due to an engine chip light. The crew advised that they did not require assistance and landed safely without further incident. Maintenance inspection did not reveal a cause for the illumination of the chip light. The aircraft has been returned to service.
2010-10-19: C-GIMN, Sikorsky S76A, was inbound to Halifax (CYHZ) from Sydney (CYQI) when the flight declared PAN on the initial contact eight miles out with no assistance required. The problem was an engine chip light on. The helicopter landed safely on Runway 23 instead of the usual practice of landing on Taxiway A. There was no other impact on operations.
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