Incident at Saint John NB


2000-02-07: ARN873 DH8 departing Saint John NB, shortly after the aircraft started the roll on Rwy 32 the pilot informed the FSS that he was rejecting the take-off and exited in Twy D. He advised they had an elevator problem, which was fixed. They taxied back out and departed at 1539z. No assistance required. NIL TSB Corrected copy: Incident occurred at 1536z vs. 1836z. Departed at 1539z. Update: Further investigation indicates that it was not an elevator problem. A/C did not taxi back to gate and re-prepared themselves for what was an uneventful take-off. There was no maintenance issue or action required.


CADORS Number 2000A0047
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-01-25 - 18:36
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Saint John NB
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 AIR NOVA INC. (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
Engine Type
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN873
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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