Incident at Rankin Inlet, NT

Summary

1999-07-07: A baggage mule operated by M & T Enterprises pulled up along side C-FJTV, a Saab 340 parked at Rankin Inlet Airport. The driver did not realize how close he was to the aircraft and the roof of the baggage mule hit the side of of the aircraft, thus denting the aircraft in several spots (37 inches). The aircraft was grounded until an AME could be flown in from Churchill to inspect the aircraft. After inspection by the AME, the aircraft was then flown back to Thompson for repairs (No passengers). OPI - Aerodrome Safety UPDATE Aerodrome Safety reported that the operator of the vehicle that hit the Saab 340 is to receive refresher training concerning vehicle operation airside. The training is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 5 through 9, 1999 and is to be conducted by approved AVOP trainers employed at Rankin Inlet Airport. Until training is completed, the individual will not be allowed to operate a vehicle airside.

Details


CADORS Number 1999C0510
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 1999-06-28 - 14:00
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Rankin Inlet, NT
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Ground collision
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FTJV | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner CALM AIR INTERNATIONAL LTD (CALM AIR)
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of SAAB
SAAB
Model 340B
Year Built 1994
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make AIRESEARCH - TURBO PROP.
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision on ground

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