Incident at Fredericton NB


2000-03-02: CGPBP C172 Inbound from Moncton for a Touch and Go was on short final Runway 15 reported having a mechanical problem and would be making this a full stop vice touch and go. Asked if he required assistance- Pilot wasn't sure. Firehall put on standby. Aircraft landed Runway 15 at 1939z and taxied to the ramp. Firehall stood down at 1942z. Pilot advised that he heard a snap and thought he might have a flap problem. ACC Supervisor notified at 1947z. TSB Case Closed more to follow. Update : Problem was traced to a section of the co-pilot's seat belt which was outside of the aircraft when door was closed. When the flaps were applied, the exposed belt slapped against the fuselage causing the noise and concern to the student pilot. TSB file # A00A0035


CADORS Number 2000A0106
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-02-25 - 19:39
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
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Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton NB
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TSB Class of Investigation
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Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPBP | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE INC. (763) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172M
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Reciprocating
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Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
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CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail),Declared emergency/priority

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