Incident at Moncton, N.B.


1996-05-21: While operating in the circuit the pilot lost communications and as such did not receive clearance to land. Aircraft executed a missed approach and received a green light for landing. The pilot later phoned the tower and advised that he had a minor electrical fire which affected his radio. TSB evaluating. UPDATE - No evidence of an electrical fire was found and maintenance suspects that the contacts in the master relay may have fused cutting off electrical power. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1995A0136
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1995-01-30 - 18:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton, N.B.
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TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GTDI | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator MONCTON FLIGHT CENTRE LTD. (763) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172N
Year Built 1978
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
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Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Aircraft navigation/communication equipment

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