May 15, 2002

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

At 1109Z a PA31 departed Halifax en route to Iles-de-la-Madeleine. The aircraft departed Runway 33 with a reported visibility of 1/4 mile.

March 24, 2000

Incident at J.A. DOUGLAS MCCURDY SYDNEY AIRPORT

CME120 PA31 after landing Sydney Runway 07 Aircraft came to a rather abrupt stop due to flat nose wheel. Aircraft cleared the runway after a few minutes. Nil TSB Update. Maintenance and Manufacturing. Pilot experienced vibration on rollout, suspected disconnected steering linkage & stopped asap. Inspection revealed tire almost flat & then taxied clear of runway. Wheel assembly had been replaced the previous day & pressure checked at that time. Tube ripped when tire rolled on rim & source of leak could not be determined. No evidence of puncture in the tire but it was destroyed from wheel damage during taxi.

January 8, 2000

Incident at St. John's NF (Weather - precipitation, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

At 0700z St. John's airport closed due to icing and Notamed until 0830z. At 0730z Gander Runway 13/31 closed due snow. Winds 140 degrees at 15 Knots gusting 21 Knots. CME120 diverted to Gander due to conditions at St. John's. Flight arrived 0810Z. Nil TSB