Incident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)


2001-05-22: ARN809 DH8 departed St. John's at 1650z. At 1705z, approx. 60nm north of the airport, flight requested to return to St. John's due to a mechanical problem. Pilot advised that part of a rim was missing from the right side wheel. No emergency declared, however flight requested ERS to be standing by for landing. ARN809 landed R/W 34 at 1732 however decided it unwise to taxi due to wheel problem and partly deflated tire. ATC later advised that problem had been noticed by a passenger on departure and reported to pilot. 35 SOB deplaned on runway and bussed to airport. Aircraft was towed from the runway. Runway 34 closed from 1732z to 1823z. Runway maintenance personnel located a piece of metal believed to be from ARN809 - described as 1.5 inches wide x 18 inches long and semi- circular in shape.


CADORS Number 2001A0292
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-05-21 - 17:05
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYYT
Aerodrome Name ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 15355
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other,Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FDOJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR NOVA (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1988
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW120A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number ARN809
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Landing gear

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