Incident at HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)

Summary

2001-08-31: ARN8816 DH8A departing Halifax runway 24 for Sydney, advised tower of gear indication problem and that aircraft would remain VFR and do some checks. ARN8816 then advised tower that they were returning to land and would like AFF to stand by as a precaution. Aircraft landed safely in Halifax at 1738Z.
2001-09-04: TSB Update August 31, 2001. A01A0106: ARN8816, a DHC-8-100 had departed runway 24 at Halifax en route to Sydney when the flight crew reported to Halifax tower that they had a landing gear indication problem and that they would like to remain VFR to investigate the problem. A short time later, the crew carried out the alternate landing gear extension procedure and requested a return to Halifax; they also requested AFF to stand by as a precaution. The aircraft landed safely at 1438 ADT without further incident. Maintenance inspection revealed that a hydraulic line in the nose wheel well associated with the number two hydraulic system had failed which allowed depletion of the normal system hydraulic fluid. The line was replaced, several gear swings were carried out and the aircraft was returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2001A0549
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-08-30 - 17:22
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYHZ
Aerodrome Name HALIFAX / STANFIELD INTL NS (CYHZ)
Geographic Location Nova Scotia, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Halifax
TSB Occurrence Number A01A0106
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 17424
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



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
Owner AIR NOVA INC.
Operator Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built 1986
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PW120A
PW120A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem,Landing gear,Diversion,Declared emergency/priority

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