2013-01-28: UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: Company Maintenance inspected the L/H engine high pressure fuel filter and found metal contamination. The contamination was determined to have originated from the engine driven fuel pump. The airframe fuel system was inspected with no faults noted. The L/H engine driven fuel pump, fuel control unit and fuel flow divider were replaced, ground runs and a test flight were carried out without further issues and the aircraft was released back into service. There have been no further reported incidents, SDR #20130124026 references.
2013-01-18: YCB CARS O/C reported that an Air Tindi Learjet 35A (C-GXCB/ operating as DA351) on a IFR flight declared an emergency at 2330Z due left engine failure aprx 20nm south inbound to CYCB. Emergency contingencies were put into effect by CARS O/C. Aircraft landed safely at 2338Z without incident and exited the runway. A second inbound DH8A aircraft MPE478 was holding until DA351 landed.
2013-01-22: UPDATE TSB A13W0003: The Air Tindi Learjet 35A, registration C-GXCB, operating as flight DA351, was on a return air ambulance flight to Cambridge Bay. Approximately 30 miles from Cambridge Bay, on a left base for runway 31, the No. 1 engine (Garrett TFE731-2C-2B) lost all power. The flight crew declared an emergency and completed a single engine visual approach and landing without further incident. Maintenance examination found metal in the fuel control unit (FCU), which indicated a high pressure (HP) fuel pump failure. The FCU, HP fuel pump and flow divider are being replaced.


CADORS Number 2013C0236
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2013-01-17 - 23:30
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYCB
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, CAMBRIDGE BAY (CYCB)
TSB Occurrence Number A13W0003
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 156703-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant],Other,Fuel related

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GXCB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR TINDI LTD. (3169) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LEARJET
Model 35A
Year Built 1981
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
Engine Model TFE731-2C-2B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number DA351
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine failure,Engine - malfunction,Declared emergency/priority,Fuel - contamination

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