Incident at Vicinity TRUDY intersection (54nm east of Thunder Bay)


1997-10-15: The aircraft advised the Winnepeg ACC controller that they were encountering a problem with the aircrafts flaps and required descent from FL330 to FL290. The flight crew also advised that they would be reduced their speed from a filed speed of 429 kts. to mach .65 (or 300 kts.). No further problems were reported and the flight continued to Toronto. TSB Initial Notification A97C0200 supplementary information: The crew reported an intermittant LE flap extention indication and light buffet en route. Maintnance inspection was unable to find any problem with the LE flap system; however, the inspection determined that the left-hand nose gear door was not latching against the stops


CADORS Number 1997O0597
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1997-10-02 - 19:50
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Ontario, Canada, North America, Ontario Region, Vicinity TRUDY intersection (54nm east of Thunder Bay)
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
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 CDN926
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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