Incident at St John's, Newfoundland

Summary

1996-02-26: AFTER DEPARTURE THE CREW NOTICED THAT ONE OF THE LATCHES ON THE #1 ENGINE COWLING WAS NOT SECURE. THE AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO ST. JOHN'S AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT. THE COWLING IS HELD IN PLACE BY FOUR LATCHES. THESE LATCHES HAVE A DOUBLE LOCKING FEATURE, THE PRIMARY FEATURE IS TO SECURE THE COWLING AND THE SECONDARY FEATURE IS TO SECURE THE LATCH HANDLES. THE LATCH HANDLE WAS NOT SECURED. AN INSPECTION OF THE MECHANISM DID NOT REVEAL ANY FAULTS. THIS WAS THE FIRST FLIGHT ON THE AIRCRAFT FOLLOWING MAINTENANCE.

Details


CADORS Number 1994A0094
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1994-03-22 - 11:41
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St John's, Newfoundland
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAAM | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner TIME AIR INC
Operator AIR ATLANTIC Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
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Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Engine - malfunction

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