Accident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown)
2001-09-17: SKK621 BE1900 back-tracked runway 11 in preparation for take-off. Subsequently, pilot declared an emergency and requested CFR vehicles. Pilot reported that he struck an object during take-off and damaged landing gear during roll-out. Nil injuries. Substantial damage to aircraft. Airport closed as a result of associated fuel spill. TSB Case Closed with more to follow.
2001-09-20: TSB Update :A01A0114: On take off from runway 11 at St. John's, the crew felt the nose of the aircraft rise to a high-pitch attitude. The aircraft climbed to about 150 to 200 feet, and was about to enter cloud when the crew reduced power. The crew lowered the nose, and force-landed the aircraft on the runway. The aircraft hit hard, and was substantially damaged. The accident occurred in hours of darkness. Winds were 112 degrees magnetic at 25G35 knots, visibility was 1/2 mile in rain and fog. The aircraft was loaded within its limits of weight and balance. Elevator trim was set to two division of nose-up (out of six). The company has examined the aircraft flight control system, and no pre-existing faults were found.
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