February 8, 2002

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

ARN8607 FA28 was struck by a seagull while taxiing on 14/32 for departure on runway 05. The aircraft returned to apron for damage inspection. The seagull was retrieved alive. ARN8607 reported no damage to the aircraft. ARN8607 departed Rwy 05 at 1058z. Nil TSB.

January 14, 2002

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)

ARN8602 FA28 landed Fredericton runway 15 at 2048z. After stopping advised he could not turn the aircraft due to some malfuction in the nose gear and requested assistance. Air Canada was contacted by FSS and aircraft towed off rwy successfully. Nil TSB
Update Jan 21, 2002. Maintenance and Manufacturing. Maintenance found the nose steering valve filter p/n 103641622 partially collapsed and blocking hydraulic flow. Once replaced, steering tested serviceable and the aircraft was returned to service.

December 25, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ARN8603 FA28 At 70kts on take-off roll Runway 33, aborted take-off due to ""pop"" sound from left engine followed by a 20 percent reduction in thrust. Aircraft taxied back onto the ramp with no assistance required, and after further ground run-ups and consulting with maintenance, determined the problem to be the Constant Speed Drive (CSD) failure on the left engine. Aircraft planning to depart under MEL, after completed paperwork and adding more fuel. Nil TSB

December 2, 2001

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

ARN8610 FA28 parked on ramp at Saint John the pilot requested the firehall be called due to a passenger with a medical emergency. An ambulance was called by AFF after attending to the passenger.

November 12, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ARN8603 FA28 on Takeoff from Fredericton advised of Bird Strikes at Takeoff. AFF found remains of Birds and Flight was advised. Nil TSB

November 6, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ARN8600 FA28 inbound to Fredericton advised Fredericton FSS of a Medical Emergency on board, and requested an ambulance upon arrival. All appropriate agencies advised. Landed at 1504Z, ambulance arrived at 1510Z. AFF attended until ambulance attendants arrived. Nil TSB

November 1, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

ARN8603 FA28 departing Fredericton was issued clearance FC6 Dep 15 Westbound. Readback was correct. While obtaining a clearance for another aircraft, FSS observed ARN8603 turn Eastbound, then enter cloud. ACC was immediately informed, and aircraft was then switched over to Moncton ACC. QMACC SUPVR advised. Nil TSB

October 30, 2001

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ) (Aerodrome property - death/injury)

ARN8608 FA28 approximately 10 minutes after the aircraft arived and deplaned their passengers, the pilot informed FSS that one of the passengers had slipped on the aircraft stairs, and had been taken into the terminal building in a wheelchair by airline staff. AFF were advised and sent a firefighter to the terminal to attend the victim. The firefighter reported that the passenger had bumped her head and an ambulance was sent to take her to the hospital. Nil TSB

October 12, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ATM - ILS irregularity)

Hunter 06 CP140 on approach to Fredericton airport reported that Glide Path approach appears to be generating erroneous signals, site technologist verified normal operations from GP ground site. A second check from TRANS8600 FA28 indicated that GP approach appears normal to 1000 feet and then provides inaccurate readings. Technician Notamed GP U/S. Actual Log Data: 1158: Hunter 06 clrd for ILS15 reported final 1159: Hunter 06 reported GP was off. He said if acft followed GP he would have impacted 1 mile final. 1200: ACC advised.TOC Advised Techs dispatched 1234: ACC advised that HUNTER06 checked his equipment at YSJ and it was normal 1240: Techs advised GP appears normal. 1357: TRANSCAN8600 reports GP appears unreliable below 1000 feet. 1517 NOTAM issued GP U/S TIL 0110192359. METAR 12Z M7OVC 6F VFR conditions 14z. TSB Evaluating.
TSB Update : A01A0129: During an IFR approach to runway 15 at Fredericton a military Aurora aircraft reported an erroneous glide path signal. The crew reported that had the signal been followed the aircraft would have impacted the ground about one mile prior to the threshold. Technicians subsequently checked the ILS glide path equipment at the ground site, and verified normal operation. A second flight check from another aircraft indicated that glide path appeared normal down to 1000 feet, and was inaccurate below. The glide path was NOTAMED unserviceable.
Update October 18, 2001. Location corrected to read Fredericton NB instead of Saint John NB

August 1, 2001

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

ARN8611 FA28 IFR Saint John to Toronto during take-off roll, aircraft engine thrust not 100 percent. Aborted take-off. Nil TSB

July 25, 2001

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

ARN8606 FA28 IFR from Toronto to Saint John. Lost a generator and some instrumentation while on approach at Saint John. Arrived at 1422Z. No assistance required.
Update July 31, 2001 Aircraft C-FPCR #1 generator drop off line and the #1 Bus was automatically isolate by the GCU. An over-current is highly suspected between the generator and main bus circuit breakers. PCR is presently down in YYZ where troubleshooting is proceeding. Aircraft C-FPCR is grounded until this snag has been repaired. An SDR will be completed

March 24, 2001

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CDR8616 FA28 landing Moncton reported a passenger Medical Emergency. AFF responded. Nil TSB

March 23, 2001

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Update Mar 26, 2001. Location of incident amended to Fredericton instead of Saint John.
CDR8600 FA28 on Descent into Saint John was Cleared to 6000 feet but descended to 5300 feet then cleared to 4000 feet but descended to 3500 feet. CDR8600 was Number 2 on the approach but there was no loss of Separation. Nil TSB

February 26, 2000

Incident at Regina, SK

A student pilot was practicing touch and go landings (doing circuits) at Regina when the aircraft drifted off to the right side of the Runway and became stuck in the snow. There was no damage to the aircraft. ERS and field maintenance helped the pilot get the aircraft out of the snow. The aircraft was then taxied to the hangar without further incident. CDR 1441 an FA28 was delayed approximately 4 minutes on departure. OPI - System Safety

December 18, 2000

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CDR8613 FA28 was cleared to FL280 and told to report level with Boston ARTCC. Aircraft climbed to FL288; reason was forgot to change the altimeter. No traffic affected. Nil TSB

December 17, 2000

Incident at GREATER MONCTON ROMEO LEBLANC INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CFTAR FA28 parked on Ramp at Moncton had a Fuel Spill. Vent malfunctioned while refueling. Crew shutdown all power. Unloaded baggage and crew. No passengers on board. Company Flight Engineer was on hand to monitor a Defuel unitl leak stopped. Airport AFF responded. Nil TSB

December 16, 2000

Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

CDR8602 FA28 while enroute from Toronto to Halifax experienced a cracked windshield. No assistance required. Aircraft landed safely at 2146Z. Nil TSB

December 6, 2000

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CDR8603 FA28 departing Fredericton was unable to make CLearance Cancelled time, still waiting for back end (Flight Attendants) to get ready. - FSS contacted ATC, and obtained 1 extra minute on Clearance ¿ time now 1555z. With no further extensions. - CDR8603 reported Take off roll at 1555:52 and was advised time had expired because it would have taken him approx. :30 seconds for wheels up. CDR8603 then advised he would taxi back to the ramp, when ARN8873 then cancelled IFR at 1556. - FSS contacted ATC and received Clearance Valid for CDR8603 again. CDR8603 ¿ Backtracked to position RWY33 again and departed at 1559z. ARN8873 ¿ Arrived 1606z, RWY27. Nil TSB

September 14, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1606 FA28 landing Saint JOhn NB report a Bird Strike on the Windshield. Bird remains found. Nil damage to aircraft. Note Occurrence date Sept. 14, 2000

November 18, 2000

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CDR121 FA28 in the vicinity of Millinocket advised that they had a nose gear problem and was bound for Fredericton. Aircraft was orginally out of Moncton west-bound. No assistance required. Aircraft landed safely Runway 33 at 1208z. QMACC advised.

September 26, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1615 FA28 departed 2 minutes after his "clearance cancelled time". Flight was issued a clearance cancelled time of 1803z and departed at 1805z. Nil TSB

September 24, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1607 F28 departing Saint John for Toronto rejected takeoff runway 23 due to insufficient power on one engine. Aircraft backtracked to threshold runway 23, performed an engine runup and departed at 0938 with further incident. No other aircraft affected. Nil TSB

August 16, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1610 FA28 after landing at Saint John NB the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit to the FS Specialist. He said he was going to evacuate the passengers on the runway (05/23)but then decided to taxi to the apron. ERS called out. No fire found but strong smell behind the circuit panel. Update August 16, 2000. Maintenance discovered the Radio Rack cooling fan circuit breaker was tripped. Further troubleshooting revealed the cooling fan, P/N 10810-1 shorted internally. Maintenance collared the breaker and released the aircraft under the provisions of the minimum equipment list (MEL). The aircraft then departed on a flight to Toronto where the cooling fan was replaced. TSB File # A00A0132

August 15, 2000

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CDR 1604 FA28 conducted a missed approach runway 09 due to a minor indication problem. The aircraft cancelled IFR and landed on runway 15. The pilot later reported the flap selection would not travel past 25 degrees when he selected full flap. He elected to go around and land on the longer runway. No traffic delayed. NIL TSB

July 21, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1609 FA28 departing Saint John on a SID departure, climb runway heading to 4000 feet. CDR1609 was radar-observed shortly after take-off in a left turn. Pilot acknowledged the error. Nil TSB

July 17, 2000

Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

CDR1617 FA28 aborted take off due "Low Speed Rejection". Pilot backtracked and departed without further incident. Nil TSB

May 29, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1609 FA28 called FSS on 118.5 at 1532z to report that they were beginning an "orderly deplaning" of passengers, due to a small fuel spill off their right wing. ERS proceeded to the aircraft and began cleanup. The passengers reboarded and the flight departed for Toronto at 1628z. An Air Nova DH8, ARN778, landed on rwy 05 at 1535z, and the pilot elected to hold short of the terminal apron on taxiway Bravo for about 5-10 minutes, then parked at the eastern end of the apron, away from the F28, which was parked near the center of the apron. Nil TSB

May 9, 2000

Incident at SAINT JOHN NB (CYSJ)

CDR1606 FA28 was on radar vectors for approach to runway 05 at Saint John with clearance to descend to 3200 feet. The controller radar observed CDR1606 descend through 3200 and questioned the pilol who reported descending to 2300 feet. The controller cleared CDR1606 to 3200 feet and pulled the aircraft out of the approach sequence to ensure separaton with the preceeding aircraft. Tape review confirms CDR1606 received and read back 3200 feet. Nil TSB

March 8, 2000

Incident at St. John's NF

CDR1705 FA28 departed St. John's at 1823Z, during climb-out (passing 10,000') pilot requested return St. John's due to thrust fluctuations in port engine. Landed without further incident at 1846Z. This is the same aircraft that reported engine vibration earlier in the day Feb 08/2000. Note: Correction added to show AC Model as FA28 TSB Evaluating. Update: Maintenance lubricated the low Pressure Blades, the Bleed Strap Pre Load was adjusted, Acceleration/Deceleration times were checked and found within limits. Engine Ground run and no vibrations or fluctuations was noted at 90-100% thrust. Company has been monitoring this aircraft for past 2 weeks and there have been no further reports of engine fluctions or vibrations. TSB file # A00A0054

Incident at 50 Miles West St. John's NF

CDR1703 FA28 departed St. John's 1216z and when flight was approximately 50 miles West of St. John's pilot advised of an Engine Vibration and requested to return to St. John's No Emergency declared no assistance required. Flight landed 1247z without further incident. TSB Evaluating. Update: Maintenance lubricated the Compressor Blades and ground run the aircraft. The engine performed normally and the aircraft was returned to service. TSB file # A00A0053

January 22, 2000

Incident at 40 nm West Saint John NB

CDR9970 FA28 enroute IFR Halifax to Toronto when approximalely 40 nm west of Saint John NB pilot declared an Emergency due to excessive fuel consumption and requested return to Halifax. Some concern was expressed as to whether the aircraft had enough fuel to make it to Halifax. RCC and Halifax CFR notified. Aircraft landed without further incident 1530z and remained on the active runway for approximately 20 minutes while the aircraft was inspected for fuel leaks. No delays occurred for other aircraft during this timeframe and the aircraft was escorted clear of the runway 1550z. Initial observations were inconclusive as to whether or not the aircraft was leaking fuel. TSB Evaluating. More information to come. Update: The flight was dispatched as a Ferry flight to take the aircraft back to a maintenance base to deal with two MEL items. One item was a fuel quantity indicator on the right side. The other was a fuel consumption indicator on the left side. Pre-flight communications to the crew was that this was a positioning flight to get the aircraft to Toronto instead of a Ferry flight to allow maintenance to deal with the MEL item in Toronto. After take off the crew declared an emergency and requested return to Halifax due to excessive fuel consumption. The crew expressed some concern to ATC as to whether the aircraft had enough fuel to make it to Halifax. RCC and ERS were notified. The aircraft landed safely and remained on the active runway for approximately 20 minutes while being inspected for leaks. There were no leaks and the situation was due to fuel indication problems related the the MEL items. The company subsequently dispatched two maintenance engineers and the required parts from Calagary to Halifax to correct the fuel quantiy MEL. TSB file # A00A0007

April 24, 1999

Incident at Halifax Intl

On landing at Halifax, ICN 2212 FA28 IFR Ottawa to Halifax, the pilot reported that the aircraft exited Runway 33 in the vicinity of taxiway Bravo. The aircraft re-entered the runway under its own power and taxiied to the ramp.The pilot later advised that an inspection of the aircraft revealed no damage. The airport foreman advises that there was no damage to property on the ground, and no debris. TSB evaluating. #A99A0057 Update: THE CREW OF ICN2212 WAS FLYING A VECTORED BACK COURSE APPROACH TO RUNWAY 33 WITH THE FIRST OFFICER AT THE CONTROLS. WINDS WERE GUSTY AND HEADING CHANGES FROM TEN DEGREES RIGHT TO FIVE DEGREES LEFT WERE REQUIRED FOR CORRECTION. AT MDA AND 2 DME THE CAPTAIN CALLED THE FIELD IN SIGHT. THE FIRST OFFICER PASSED CONTROL TO THE CAPTAIN WHO COMPLETED THE APPROACH TO LANDING. ON LANDING, THE AIRCRAFT VEERED AND ITS LEFT MAIN GEAR WENT ONTO THE SOD NEAR TAXIWAY "B". THE AIRCRAFT REGAINED THE RUNWAY SURFACE UNDER ITS OWN POWER AND TAXIED TO THE RAMP. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE TO THE AIRCRAFT OR TO THE AIRPORT PROPERTY. THE HALIFAX 2300 ATIS "V" WAS 350/20G31 5/8 -SW 3BKN 120VC 0/-0 29.51. THE HALIFAX 00:00Z WEATHER (TWENTY MINUTES PRIOR TO OCCURRENCE) WAS: -X 34024G35KT 5/8SM R15/3000FT SW- BKN003 OVC010 00/00 A2953 SN3SF6SC2. THE HALIFAX 01:00Z WEATHER (FORTY MINUTES AFTER OCCURRENCE) WAS: -X 33026G36KT 3/4SM R15/4500FT SHSN- BKN004 OVC012 00/00 A2957 SN2SF5SC2. RUNWAY CONDITONS WERE 100 PERCENT SLUSH 1/8 INCH.

January 16, 1999

Incident at St. John's NF

ICN2208 FA28 on approach St. John's reported Gear Indicator problem. Initiated missed approach and landed safely. Nil emergency declared. Nil TSB

January 1, 1999

Incident at 20 NM West Sydney

ICN2202 FA28 20 NM West of Sydney reported # 1 engine had flamed out. Requested lower altitude and return Halifax. Aircraft subsequently declared an emergency and requested CFR on Standby for arrival. Aircraft landed without further incident. TSB case closed. Update: The flight crew attempted a restart of the engine, during the restart, there was a high vibration noticed by the crew and they elected to abort the start. Upon inspection it was found that a blade had failed on the number 2 low-pressure disk, however, the low-pressure shaft was able to be rotated. The failure is to be investigated by the engine manufacturer. TSB file # A99A0001.

August 8, 1998

Incident at 75 Miles SW of Saskatoon

CDR1337, FA28, was climbing westbound from CYXE for CYVR and was just levelling FL280 when the pilot got a TCAS resolution advisory. WJA14, B737, on descent eastbound, was just levelling at FL290 and did not get a TCAS activation. Both aircraft were in the same vicinity but separated by 1000 feet. Traffic was passed to WJA14 but the trainee was too busy to advise CDR1337. There was no loss of separation and according to the controller neither aircraft moved off course. CDR1337 was carrying a Bendix TCAS. OPI - System Safety

December 12, 1998

Incident at St. John's NF

CDR2204 FA28 landing visual at St. John's had ACA190 insight landing ahead. Tower had to overshoot CDR2204 to alow ACA190 to backtrack and clear the runway. Nil TSB

November 23, 1998

Incident at Halifax Intl

CDR2205 FA28 departing Halifax reported that the Landing Gear would not retract. Nine minutes later the pilot advised that the problem had been corrected and flight continued to destination. Nil TSB

November 11, 1998

Incident at Halifax Intl

CDR2203 FA28 departing Halifax Intl reported possible gear problem. Pilot then advised that the situation appeared corrected and continued to destination. Note Designator CDR vs ICN is used on the InterCanadian Fokker flights TSB case closed. Update Nil TSB

January 15, 1994

Incident at OTTAWA

FA28 FELLOWSHIP USA119 TOWER ADVISED A/C OF LARGE AMOUNT OF SMOKE ARISING FROM THE BACK OF THE A/C. ERS WERE DISPATCHED. A/C INSPECTED. APPARENT PROBLEM WITH FUEL MIXTURE DUE TO EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES. OPS IMPACT MINIMAL. TIME = 2146Z. ACTION = PAX PAH.Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: IZCategory: 210 243 290

January 27, 1994

Incident at REGINA

FA28 FELLOWSHIP TAF1300 STRUCK A BIRD ON APPROACH TO RWY 13 AT 200 FT. THERE WAS NO FURTHER INCIDENT. TIME = 1513Z. Air1: Air2: Air3: Occurrence: Class: GGCategory: 252

December 17, 1993

Incident at CALGARY

FA28 FELLOWSHIP TAF1276 - REPORTED SMOKE IN COCKPIT SHORTLY AFTER DEP RWY 34, RETURNED & LANDED SAFELY RWY 28. CFR. TIME = 2350Z. ACTION = SAH.

December 1, 1992

Incident at CALGARY

FA28 TIME AIR TAF1131 - DEPARTED RWY 28 AND PASSED 200-300 FT UNDER C-GTXG, A PASE WHICH HAD DEPARTED RWY 34 AND COMMENCED LEFT TURN FOR CHILLIWACK. TIME = 2042Z. ACTION = SAE.

November 4, 1993

Incident at EDMONTON CITY CENTRE / BLATCHFORD AB (CYXD)

FA28 FELLOWSHIP TIME AIR C-FJRI - DURING NIGHT INSTRUMENT APPROACH, CREW NOTED THAT FO'S ASI WAS APPROX 40 KTS SLOWER THAT CAPTAIN'S. CREW OVERSHOT AND CLIMBED TO APPROX 2400' ABOVE ASSIGNED MISSED APPROACH ALTITUDE. TIME = 0055Z. ACTION = SAB.

October 31, 1993

Incident at CALGARY

FA28 FELLOWSHIP CDN REGIONAL TAF1316 - ENROUTE REGINA TO CALGARY, PILOT REPORTED ENGINE FAILURE ABOUT 60 MILES E CALGARY. LANDED SAFELY AT 2252Z. TIME = 2240Z. ACTION = SAH.

July 14, 1993

Incident at CALGARY

FA28 TAF1307 - A/C WAS INSTRUCTED TO OVERSHOOT BY TWR BECAUSE OF CLOSE DEPARTING TRAFFIC (CMM356 B757). TIME - 0113Z. ACTION - SAE.

October 26, 1993

Incident at KELOWNA

HB12 IROQUOIS ALPINE HELOS C-FAHG - HELICOPTER WAS DOING IFR APPROACHES AT KELOWNA. OTHER A/C HELD FOR ONE APPROACH. HELI MISSED APPROACH CAUSING 20- 30 MINUTE APPROACH AND DEPARTURE DELAYS. 1 A/C (FA28) DIVERTED TO PENTICTON. TIME = 1611Z. ACTION = TAE.

September 28, 1993

Incident at KELOWNA

FA28 TAF1276 - A/C WAS ENROUTE KELOWNA TO CALGARY. PILOT REPORTED POSSIBLE FIRE IN APU. A/C RETURNED TO KELOWNA AND LANDED SAFELY. NO FIRE OBSERVED. TIME = 2014Z. ACTION = TAH.

September 6, 1993

Incident at TERRACE

FA28 FELLOWSHIP CDN REGIONAL TAF1129. AN AIR CADET GLIDER C-GCLB WAS OPERATING FROM RWY 33. TAF1129 TAXIED FOR RWY 15 AND WAS GIVEN ADVISORY FROM FSS. TAF1129 DEPARTED RWY 15, GLIDER WAS ON BASE FOR RWY 33 AND HAD TO TAKE EVASIVE ACTION AND LAND IN A ROUGH AREA WEST OF RWY 33. TIME = 2155Z. ACTION = TAP.

March 21, 1993

Incident at VANCOUVER

FA28 TAF1124 - THE A/C RETURNED TO VANCOUVER AFTER INDICATING A CARGO DOOR WAS NOT CLOSED. THE PILOT ELECTED NOT TO REQUEST EMERGENCY STAND BY. TIME = 2128Z. ACTION = TAH, TAR.

December 10, 1993

Incident at SASKATOON

FA28 FELLOWSHIP TAF1185 ENROUTE CALGARY - SASKATOON WHEN CREW SHUT DOWN #1 ENGINE AT 0249Z. NO REASON GIVEN. LANDED SAFELY AT 0303Z. TIME - 0303Z.

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