Central Mountain Air – Beech 1900D – Fuel Leak

C-FCMN, a Beech 1900D aircraft operated by Central Mountain Air, was conducting flight GLR753 from Vancouver Intl, BC (CYVR) to Prince George, BC (CYXS) with 2 crew members and 11 passengers on board. After the departure from CYVR, the flight crew declared an emergency due to a fuel leak. The flight crew requested a return to CYVR and shut the number 1 engine down. The aircraft landed on Runway 26L with ARFF standing by. Upon touchdown, a tire was blown and the aircraft stopped at midfield on the runway.

The passengers were deplaned and transported to the terminal building.

The aircraft was subsequently towed off at 1826Z. Runway 26L was closed for a minor fuel cleanup, while Runway 26R remained active. Runway 26L was reopened at 1830Z