Incident at St. John's NFLD


1997-10-14: ACA610 EA32 on short final for runway 34, executed a missed approach due to loss of flight instruments on one side of the cockpit. Aircraft landed safely 1926z. TSB awaiting more information. UPDATE: The missed approach was due to the failure of the First Officers map function on the EFIS display. This resulted in a brief loss of IAS indications and there was an engine power surge. Research indicated that there was a similar computer software problem with this aircraft on 19 September 1997. Air Canada and the vender of the software will be following up with a further investigation to determine the cause of the problem and correct it. TSB closed.


CADORS Number 1997A0489
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-10-09 - 19:14
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, St. John's NFLD
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 FMST | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of AIRBUS
Model  Silhouette image of A320 211
A320 211
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ACA610
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight instrument failure

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