Incident at Wabush NF


1999-09-14: CME1199 BE99 during take off from Wabush reported "Trim Warning Horn" sounded. Flight aborted take off roll, reset Trim, back tracked runway 19 and departed safely 2103z. TSB evaluating. Update: The chief pilot investigated the incident and reported that the crew had set the trim elevator within the appropriate range ; however the indicator needle was on the edge of the range limit line. During the run up the trim horn did not sound but then the aircraft taxied over a rough area of the ramp to position on runway 19. When the throttles were advanced for take off the warning horn sounded. The crew suspected that the taxiing over the rough area affected the trim range switch mechanism because of the proximity to the limit. Take off was rejected in accordance with the operating standard.TSB file # A99A0123


CADORS Number 1999A0503
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-09-09 - 21:01
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Wabush NF
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 FKCG | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator PRINCE EDWARD AIR LTD. (6179) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model B99
Year Built 1968
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number CME1199 1199
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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