Incident at Edmonton, AB


1997-07-22: As ABL 944 was taking off from Fort McMurray for Edmonton International Airport, the a/c blew the left outer main tire. The crew advised ATC at Edmonton, who arranged for CFR to be on standby. The a/c landed on Runway 20 at 0011Z, and as the a/c was taxiing in to the apron, the inner tire on the left side also deflated. The outer tire was blown where the tread meets the sidewall. Both tires were new retreads and were about 50% worn.


CADORS Number 1997C0471
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-07-19 - 00:11
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Edmonton, AB
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 BC
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ABL 944
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Blown tire/wheel failure

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