Incident at Moncton

Summary

1997-10-07: TGO961 (C-FCFF) BE20 with co-pilot landing at night at Moncton, on touchdown the aircraft struck and broke the third runway edge light from the threshold on the left side. The aircraft remained on the runway surface. During the daily inspection the next morning, maintenance found damage to the left main landing gear area. Both tires and wheels on the main gear along with the heat manifold were replaced and the aircraft returned to service. TSB case closed. UPDATE: TGO961 BE20 (C-GCFF) was at the end of taxiway Alpha leading to runway 29 when take-off clearance for the night landing training flight was received. While rolling in preparation for take-off, the PF proceeded to line up the aircraft with the runway lights, however, the PF realised that the runway was not equipped with centreline runway lights and that the aircraft was too close to the left edge of the runway. The PF brought the aircraft onto the runway centreline and continued the take-off. At no time did the crew suspect damage or notice anything unusual. They completed their training flight and left the aircraft parked on the ramp overnight. Damage to the left landing gear tires and bleed air heating collar was discovered during inspection of the aircraft on the subsequent morning. Pieces of white glass were found in the landing gear. The third runway edge light from taxiway Alpha on the left side of runway 29 was found damaged. The crew was advised of the damage to the left gear, however, they were not aware their aircraft had struck the runway edge light during the flight.

Details


CADORS Number 1997A0474
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Occurred At 1997-09-24 - 23:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Moncton
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Categories Runway excursion
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GCFF | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 200
200
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number TGO961
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Runway excursion

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