Incident at Fredericton N.B.


1997-03-25: Just after take-off from Moncton, the pilot observed that the rudder trim was not working. The aircraft was diverted to Fredericton where another aircraft was available to continue to destination. Maintenance determined that the rudder trim was frozen. The actuator was heated and the moisture evaporated. The aircraft was returned to service. TSB case closed.


CADORS Number 1996A0206
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By
Occurred At 1996-02-03 - 22:21
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton N.B.
TSB Occurrence Number
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 GANF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA INC. (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN827
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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