Incident at Kamloops


1996-09-03: ABL697 arrived on a flight from Cranbrook at 0004Z. Approximately 1000 feet from the west end of the Runway the aircraft became disabled as a result of "blowing the hydraulics on both sides". ABL697 was unable to taxi and Runway 08/26 was closed. At 0207Z the Runway was opened after the disabled aircraft was towed off. There was no damage to the aircraft and no injuries to the 3 crew and 23 passengers. Scheduled Air BC and Canadian Regional flights were diverted to other destinations.


CADORS Number 1996P0399
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1996-09-03 - 00:04
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location British Columbia, Canada, North America, Pacific Region, Kamloops
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner AIR B.C.
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ABL697
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem

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