Incident at 20 East Halifax


2000-03-08: ARN820 DH8 departing Halifax when the flight was aprx 20 miles East of airport pilol requested return Halifax due unspecified Hydraulic Problem. No assistance requested. Aircraft landed 2319z. Nil TSB. Update: Outbound, aircraft lost #2 hydraulic system. When maintenance investigated, they found the o-ring disintegrated on the main EDP pressure transducer. It was replaced, clearing the problem. No other issues identified, no further hydraulic problems.


CADORS Number 2000A0112
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2000-02-29 - 23:30
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID
Aerodrome Name
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, 20 East Halifax
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 GANS | 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 ARN820
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem

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