Incident at Cambridge Bay, NT


1997-12-29: CDN 446 was on approach into Cambridge Bay after a flight from Yellowknife with 4 crew and 6 passengers, when the crew encountered a hydraulic failure when they lowered flaps to 30 degrees. The a/c landed safely, but while taxiing to the terminal, the crew had some difficulty with steering. It was also reported that there was hydraulic fluid on the runway and taxiway from the system failure. More details to follow. OPI - Maintenance and Manufacturing


CADORS Number 1997C0879
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-12-27 - 21:10
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Cambridge Bay, NT
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
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
Model 737
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CDN 446
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem

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