May 13, 2001

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

ARN829 DH8 ENROUTE FROM ST. JOHN'S TO DEER LAKE REPORTED ABEAM GANDER THAT THEY HAD A ""LOW FUEL TEMPERATURE INDICATION."" PILOT REQUESTED CLX BACK TO ST. JOHN'S. ATC CLEARED ARN829 DIRECT ST. JOHN'S AND FLIGHT LANDED AT 2200Z WITH NO PROBLEMS. NO EMERGENCY DECLARED AND NO ASSISTANCE REQUESTED. NIL TSB

January 26, 2000

Incident at Wabush NF

2000A0048. An Air Consol de-icing truck struck ARN829 DH8 parked on ramp at Wabush. Windshield was damaged on the de-icing vehicle and aircraft sustained a small hole in the rear fuselage of the aircraft. TSB case closed with more information to follow. Update: Transport Canada plans to address Ramp Safety issues in Safety Promotional visits to Regional Airports. TSB file # A00A0010 Maintenance Update: Aircraft was struck by de-ice truck and sustained a small hole and a few other small dents. Maintenance inspected the aircraft and found no structural damage and did an unpressurized ferry flight to Halifax base for repair. Repaired without problems as per manufacturer's repair drawing. TSB Update: Ramp conditions at the time were 30 percent Bare and Dry with 70 percent Snow Drifts 2 inches deep.

February 27, 1999

Incident at GANDER INTL NL (CYQX)

ARN829 DH8 on approach runway 13 at Gander was advised to pull up and go around due to PAC5309 still on the runway. ARN829 was approximately 1.5 miles on final when instructed to "go around".

September 8, 1997

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

ARN829 DHC-8 did an overshoot due to ARN848 on active runway with a suspected flat tire. Tower advised that ARN848 did not have a flat tire.

December 18, 1996

Incident at Deer Lake, NF.

The Air Nova Dash 8 , ARN829, had just departed Deer Lake enroute to Halifax when the #2 Hydraulic system lost pressure. The landing gear could not be retracted due to this fault. A diversion was made to Sydney, N.S. due to an increase in fuel burn caused by the drag of the extended landing gear. The aircraft landed in Sydney without further incident. TSB closed.