October 8, 2003

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GYGC C172 was given instructions to remain south of the departure path of runway 29 due to departing IFR westbound traffic, while operating over the city of Moncton. No acknowledgement was received while a subsequent transmission with the same instruction was made and where the aircraft did acknowlegde. C-GYGC was later observed on radar flying northbound directly across the departure for runway 29, contrary to the instruction given and acknowledged by the aircraft. Nil TSB

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GYGC C172 observed operating in the Moncton circuit pattern without displaying position lights. Pilot was advised and continued to fly subsequent circuits with no position lights. Aircraft was observed with position lights functioning during final circuit and on base leg. Nil TSB

July 10, 2003

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GGIC (a VAN'S RV6 A) was conducting circuits at Moncton and was instructed to follow another aircraft C-GYGC (a C 172) in the circuit for Runway 29 at Moncton. While on the downwind leg, ATC instructed C-GGIC to make a 360 degree turn for spacing and then resume following C-GYGC. When C-GGIC was on short final, ATC instructed C-GGIC to pull up and go around, as C-GYGC was still on the runway (full stop landing). C-GGIC responded that he had the aircraft in sight, and was doing a stop and go, and then landed with C-GYGC still on the runway.

June 20, 2002

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

The C172 completed a Touch and Go at Fredericton enroute to St. Leonard and advised that the flight would be returning to Fredericton due to Engine Sputtering. No assistance requested. Flight landed 0056z. Nil TSB
Update from Maintenance and Manufacturing Received 2002/06/24 - This incident was attributed to lead fouling in the lower spark plugs, which is common in flying training operations.

April 12, 2002

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update General Aviation - 2002/05/15 - The PIC was a flight instructor with a student on a dedicated training flight. The aircraft's radio was transmitting but not receiving. The PIC followed the proper procedures for dealing with a communications failure. The radio was repaired and the aircraft returned to service. No flight training deficiencies were identified. No further follow up action is required.
The aircraft experienced a communication failure while returning from the local Moncton training area (#1). The aircraft squawked 7600 on it's Transponder and was given the appropriate light signals to approach and land at the Moncton Airport. The aircraft landed safely at 1442Z and taxied to the Flying Club apron without incident. TSB - NIL

March 1, 2001

Incident at QUÉBEC / JEAN LESAGE INTL QC (CYQB)

At 2335Z, radar assistance for navigation to Quebec Airport was given to C﷓GYGC, a Moncton Flight College Inc. C172 bound VFR from St. Leonard, NB, (CYSL) to Quebec/Jean-Lesage (CYQB). The aircraft sighted the airport 15 NM southeast and touched down at CYQB without incident at 2350Z. À 2335Z, une assistance radar pour navigation vers l´aéroport de Québec a été donnée à C-GYGC, un C172 de Moncton Flight College inc., VFR en provenance de St.Leonard, NB.(CYSL) vers Québec/Jean-Lesage (CYQB). L´aéronef a aperçu l´aéroport à 15nm au sud-est et s´est posé, sans encombre, à CYQB à 2350Z.

November 25, 2001

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update By MART It is believed that this incident was associated with Carb Icing, and that the pilot-in-command was adequately trained of the awareness of carb ice and the necessary precautions to take on the conditions conducive to carb ice. According to the CFI. The situation was handled correctly and in accordance with the aircraft checklist and company procedures. The PIC received briefing from Program Manager. It is considered that this is an isolated case and that the Pilot was properly trained. Additionally it was found that the Flight Training Unit""s Follow-Up Action was sufficient. No follow-up action required by MART.
Update to remove personal information.
Update Nov 26, 2001. Maintenance and Manufacturing. Student reported defect was ""low maximum RPM"" in climb & level flight. Dispatcher c/o ground run and max static RPM achieved was low (2100). Maintenance checked RPM indicator accuracy, engine compression, spark plugs for fouling, controls for travel, etc. No defects noted. Subsequent ground run achieved normal static RPM. Test flight resulted in normal climb & cruise RPM. Aircraft returned to service & will be monitored.
CGYGC C172 reported a rough running engine 2 miles North of Moncton airport. Aircraft landed safely on runway 29 0100z. Similar event occurred Nov 18 with same aircraft. Nil TSB

November 18, 2001

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

UPDATE Jan 23/2002 From General Aviation. When the PIC noticed some engine roughness he selected the Carb Heat on. When the engine roughness continued he proceeded to land and snagged the aircraft. The Maintance Dept. inspected the aircraft and found no problems. The problem was assumed to be Carb. Icing. The aircraft was released.All procedures and manuals followed correctly. In this event, it appeared that the carb heat was not working properly which is why the pilot-in-command snagged the aircraft upon termination of the flight. No Further Follow up action required :
Update Maintenance and Manufacturing Nov 21, 2001. Maintenance could not duplicate on the ground. Carb ice suspected & heat system inspected for proper operation. Aircraft has been operating since with no reported problems.
CGYGC reported returning to Moncton Airport due to rough engine. No assistance required. Aircraft landed Rnwy 29 at 1756. Aircraft in question was doing local VFR work. Nil TSB

August 8, 2001

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update Nov 16, 2001 General Aviation. See also 2001A0480. The aircraft checklist was modified as necessary and a Standard Operating Procedure bulletin has been issued to all personnel. No further follow up action was required by MART
Aircraft C-GYGC experienced an electrical failure and appeared over the airport, joined downwind for runway 29 and was given a green light by the tower for landing.The airplane landed at 1312Z. Nil TSB.

September 7, 2000

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update From General Avia;iton December 7, 20000. This was a Dual Instructional flight. The aircraft was moved on the ramp by the trainee who was busy with pre-flight duties and forgot to remove the tow bar. The CFI has had meetings with the Instructors to discuss this incident and associated human factors. Additionally, the removal of chocks, locks, covers and tow bars has been added to the aircraft pre-flight check-list in use.
CGYGC C172 landing Moncton advised Moncton Tower that the aircraft had a tow bar still attached to the nose wheel. Pilot requested ERS on standby. Flight landed without further incident. Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found no damage. Nil TSB

June 21, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CGYGC C172 called at aprx 1345z. did not hear the FSS replies. Flight had lost radio receiving abilities. Advised would land rwy32. landed at 1404z without incident. Departed at 1432z with radio fixed. Nil TSB

May 27, 1999

Incident at Moncton NB

CGYGC C172 squawked loss of Communication. Tower made a broadcast to the aircraft which appeared to follow the instructions. The aircraft was given the green light and landed without further incident 1450z. Another aircraft in the circuit, GUZC had the same thing happen and landed safely 1507z. Nil TSB

July 23, 1996

Incident at Moncton, N.B. (ATS operating irregularity)

The contol tower cleared the PA38 to position on the runway ahead of the C172 (GYGC) that was stopped on the runway with clearance for a landing and take-off (stop and go).