Incident at Deer Lake NF


2000-01-18: ARN8823 DH8 parked overnight on the Ramp at Deer Lake. At aprx 0810 local an Airconsol Heating Unit was approaching the aircraft from the rear when it collided with the aircraft. Aircraft sustained structural damage. Investigators enroute to determine extend of damage. Report on file with Airport Manager Deer Lake. Nil TSB Update: After Inspection by an Air Nova AME and discussion with maintenance control, technical services engineer, and flight operations, it was determined that a ferry flight would be appropriate. Ferry flight authorisation called in before flight. A temporary repair was made for an unpressurized ferry flight to the Halifax base for complete repair. Damage was a small triangular perforation in the skin - no damage to any structure or members. Aircraft now back in service. MAM MAB plan to do a follow up Safety presentation on site. Full report on file MAH MAM Moncton.


CADORS Number 2000A0026
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-01-12 - 11:40
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Deer Lake NF
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FCTA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA INC. (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN8823
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Parked
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Collision with object

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