S92 Main Gear Box

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S92 Main Gear Box

#1 Post by carholme » Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:54 pm

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User Name: MacQuarrie, Jack
Date: 2010-01-04
Further Action Required: Yes
O.P.I.: Maintenance & Manufacturing
Narrative: CHI 71, Sikorsky S92A, enroute from the Raven Gorilla 3 platform to Halifax (CYHZ), 20 miles southeast of Halifax declared a PAN PAN PAN emergency due to a main gearbox chip indicator warning. Crash Fire Rescue and the duty manager were advised. The aircraft landed uneventfully on Runway 32 at 13:35Z. TSB Case Closed.
User Name: MacQuarrie, Jack
Date: 2010-01-04
Further Action Required: No
O.P.I.: Maintenance & Manufacturing
Narrative: UPDATE TSB: Significant amounts of metal fragments were found in the gearbox.. The gearbox will be replaced before the aircraft returns to service.
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Re: S92 Main Gear Box

#2 Post by SeptRepair » Thu Jan 07, 2010 11:35 am

Dam that must have been unnerving for the flight crew. Glad it all turned out ok.
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