Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)


2010-11-16: A10A0108: LAL501, an Air Labrador De Havilland DH6 Twin Otter, had departed Goose Bay for Nain on a cargo flight with two pilots on board. During the climb, the flight crew heard a bang immediately followed by a contained failure of the number two engine (Pratt & Whitney PT6-27). The crew returned to Goose Bay requesting ARFF to stand by. The aircraft landed safely without further incident. Initial inspection has revealed that the number two power turbine rotor had failed. The engine has been replaced and the aircraft has been returned to service. The manufacturer will be inspecting to engine to determine the cause of failure.
2010-11-18: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: The overhaul facility was able to confirm the reported internal engine failure. The damage was substantial and it was mostly located in the power section.


CADORS Number 2010A1172
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 2010-09-30 - 16:15
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYR
Aerodrome Name GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Goose Bay (CYYR)
TSB Occurrence Number A10A0108
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FOPN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator LABRADOR AIRWAYS LIMITED (559) Commercial
Model DHC 6 300
Year Built 1970
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-27
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number LAL501
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Engine failure

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