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.


CADORS Number 2001A0580
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-09-14 - 23:48
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 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 A01A0114
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 17704
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other,Fuel related,Collision with obstacle(s) during take-off or landing whilst airborne.,Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome, runway or taxiway shutdown

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GSKC | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Operator SKYLINK EXPRESS INC. (8857) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900C
Year Built 1985
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-65B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number SKK621
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Declared emergency/priority,Collision with object,Fuel - spill,Landing gear

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