August 18, 2010

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, enroute from Moncton (CYQM) to Fredericton (CYFC), was issued a departure clearance off Runway 29 with a right hand turnout northwest bound. The aircraft made the right turnout but headed eastbound. When queried pilot acknowledged the error and corrected his heading. There was no impact on operations.

May 18, 2010

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, departed from Runway 24 in Moncton (CYQM) without receiving takeoff clearance. There was no conflict with other traffic.

April 5, 2010

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, taxied past the hold short line in Taxiway Charlie. There was no impact on operations.

October 6, 2009

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, reported a rough running engine shortly after departure. Aircraft Rescue & Fire-Fighting (ARFF) was on standby. The aircraft landed safely. TSB Evaluating.
UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: Other than the possibility of spark plug fouling, no issues were found with the aircraft. Maintenance removed, cleaned, inspected, gapped checked and test spark plugs. The magneto to engine timing was checked and found within limits. An engine compression check was carried out and found within limits. The high tension lead test was carried out on ignition harness and no fault was found. The carburetor heat box and control were inspected with no fault found. All intake risers were inspected for leaks and no faults were found. The fuel primer system was inspected for proper operation and no leaks were found. The aircraft was released conditional to a satisfactory test flight and was test flown satisfactory. Since the test flight the aircraft has flown with no further problem.

September 26, 2009

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, was observed on 7600 Code, 15 miles west of the airport. Communication was established by cell phone. The aircraft was cleared straight in for Runway 11. The aircraft landed safely. Nil TSB.

September 7, 2009

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, passed the HOLD SHORT line in Taxiway "C". C-FSUQ was conducting a stop-and-go maneuver on Runway 11 at the time of the incident. Nil TSB.

August 8, 2009

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, experienced a communications failure shortly after departure and squawked 7600. The problem was resolved and aircraft continued to destination. Nil TSB.

February 25, 2009

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172, was unable to receive transmissions from the tower due to a radio failure. The aircraft squawked 7600 at 11:35Z and contacted the tower on a cell phone. Landing instructions were issued via the cell phone. The aircraft landed without further incident 11:43Z. Nil TSB.

September 23, 2008

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

UPDATE Greater Moncton Airport Authority: At 12:20 (ADT) the crash alarm was activated. Red-3, Red-4 and ESM responded to a Cessna 172 on Runway 11-29. The pilot was not injured. There was no flames, smoke or fluid spill around the aircraft. The wheel bearing in the nose wheel was broken and the tire was flat. The runway was shutdown. The operator was contacted and the plane was removed. The runway was inspected and parts of the wheel bearing were found. The runway was swept and was back in service at 13:15 (ADT).
C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, experienced a collapsed nose gear during the landing on Runway 29 in Moncton (CYQM).
UPDATE TSB: A08A0124: The Moncton Flight College Cessna 172, C-GTRA, made a 'flat' landing then bounced a few times before coming to a stop at the Greater Moncton airport. The nose landing gear was forced rearward which caused damage to the firewall and nose tire. The engine and propeller were not damaged. There was no report of injuries.
UPDATE Maintenance & Manufacturing: Maintenance has determined that the the collapsed nose gear, failed tube & bearing was the result of a hard landing which also extensively damaged the aircraft's firewall.

June 12, 2008

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172, reported a flat tire while taxiing back to the apron abeam Taxiway B. There was no impact on operations.

May 5, 2008

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, was cleared for a touch and go on Runway 06 but the pilot decided to make a full stop landing due to a rough running engine. Nil TSB.

February 12, 2008

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, landed on Runway 24 at Moncton. The air controller instructed the pilot to vacate the runway into Taxiway "D" and to contact the ground controller in "D". The aircraft vacated into "D" then taxied across Runway 29 before contacting the ground controller in Taxiway "C".

December 26, 2007

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

During the landing on Runway 24, C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, reported a flat tire and was unable to taxi clear of the runway. At 16:25, the aircraft was towed clear of the runway. There was no reported impact on ATS operations. Nil TSB.

November 17, 2007

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, reported a bird strike on departure from Runway 29. The aircraft landed safely; a starling was found on the runway. Nil TSB.

April 1, 2007

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, taxied onto Runway 11 without authorization. The pilot was instructed to taxi off the runway and contact the tower. The aircraft departed from Runway 06 at 18:05Z without further incident.

November 19, 2006

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA, Cessna 172M, requested a simulated engine failure on left down wind. The pilot was given "Cleared to land Runway 29". The pilot proceeded to do a touch and go on runway 29. Nil TSB.

August 17, 2006

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GMFE, Diamond DA 20, landed on Runway 06 and was instructed to exit in DELTA and Hold Short Runway 11. C-GTRA was cleared to land on Runway 11. C-GMFE was observed crossing the RWY11 hold short line and instructed to "Stop". C-GMFE stopped between the runway edge and the hold short line. C-GTRA landed without incident. Nil TSB.

March 11, 2005

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

Maintenance and Manufacturing Update: Maintenance found a hole in the sidewall of tube but no matching hole in tire. Assumed that some foreign object had been in tire at assembly had made the hole, but nothing found.
C-GTRA C172 taxiing via A onto Runway 03 in Charlottetown, advised of a flat tire. Field Maintenance and Flying Club notified. Aircraft pushed off runway 03 onto Taxiway A. Field foreman closed taxiway A until aircraft could be towed to apron, which was done by 1955Z. No operational impact. Nil TSB

July 13, 2004

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

C-GTRA C172 was on a local VFR flight in the Charlottetown area. When pilot reported downwind Rwy 28 at 1413z, FSS requested that C-GTRA report on final. Pilot did not report on final Rwy 28 and landed 1416z. FSS advised pilot of error. Nil TSB Update July 19 2004. Cador report updated to reflect new Owner/Operator

July 12, 2004

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

Update July 19 2004. Cador report updated to reflect new Owner/Operator
C-GTRA a C172 inbound to Charlottetown on initial contact report 8 miles NE while NARDS showed 6 miles NE. Traffic was a BE23 joining left base Rwy 21. C-GTRA advised they were joining left base Rwy 21 however, flew southbound and came in conflict with the BE23 who was opposite direction on left downwind Rwy 21. Traffic was passed by the FSS. The BE23 turned left base then C-GTRA reported traffic in sight. C-GTRA turned right, contrary to CARS, to join left base Rwy 21. The BE23 landed 2020z and C-GTRA landed 2022Z the BE23 had to expedite exiting Rwy 21 due to close proximity of C-GTRA on final. Nil TSB

Incident at CHARLOTTETOWN AIRPORT

C-GTRA C172 taxied onto Taxiway A across Apron 1 onto Taxiway C prior to contacting FSS on the MF. FSS was providing departure advisory and arrival advisory to 2 other aircraft at the time. Nil TSB
Update July 19 2004. Cador report update to reflect new Owner/Operator

February 12, 2004

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Conflict - potential)

A C172 - C-GTRA was instructed to join Downwind for Runway 29 in Moncton by Moncton Tower. TGO859 a Cessna 550 was on an approach to Runway 29 in Moncton. The 172 was told he was to be #3 behind the C550. The C172 was later observed to join the circuit on a base leg for Runway 29. He was asked by the tower if he had the C550 in sight. The pilot of the C172 stated that he had lost sight of the jet. At that point the Cessna 172 G-GTRA was told to make an immediate turn south and TGO859 was told to stop it's decent. At this point the two targets were observed to 'Merge' on radar. C-GTRA was at 1200 feet and the Citation was at 1800 feet.

July 31, 2001

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update General Aviaiton Nov 22, 2001. The PIC was a student pilot on a solo training flight. The student misunderstood the hold short instruction and read it back to the controller incorrectly. The situation was handled correctly by the FTU and the student received additional training. No further follow up action was required by MART.
CGTRA C172 was taxiing for Runway 06 and had been instructed to hold short of Runway 11 on taxi C. The pilot did not hold short and continued across Runway 11 towards taxi D. No other aircraft involved. Other OPI General Aviation. Nil TSB

November 23, 2000

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

C-GTRA C172 reported inbound from training area #1 with low oil pressure indication. The pilot suspected that it was a gauge problem only. The aircraft landed on runway 24 at 1737. Alert secured.