Incident at RED DEER REGIONAL AB (CYQF) (Dangerous goods/hazardous materials)


2001-02-08: UPDATE TSB reported that the crew of Corporate Express flight CPB 858 from Red Deer to Peace River was performing the engine checks for departure on Runway 34 when they advised the FSS that they had a toxic chemical onboard that was giving off fumes. The airport manager was contacted and he met the aircraft on the ramp and removed the chemicals from a passengerĀ“s baggage. The aircraft then departed for Peace River. It was noted that the two glass bottles that contained the chemical were not labelled. The chemical was later identified to be Trichloroethylene (common name Neu-Tri Solvent). The hazardous ingredients are (1) Trichloroethylene, (2) Butylene Oxide, and (3) Stabilizers.
2001-02-06: The crew of CPB 585, a BAe Jetstream 31, was performing engine checks prior to departure from Red Deer when they advised FSS that they had a toxic chemical on board which was giving off fumes. The Airport Manager was advised and met the a/c on the ramp. The chemical was removed and the a/c subsequently departed.
2001-04-12: UPDATE Commercial and Business Aviation - Dangerous Goods reported that this occurrence is still under investigation. The evidence that is being gathered and the circumstances surrounding this incident will be discussed with the Department of Justice to determine if charges under the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act are warranted.


CADORS Number 2001C0119
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2001-02-06 - 15:40
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Aerodrome ID CYQF
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Red Deer
TSB Occurrence Number A01W0030
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 13883
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Aerodrome
Events Dangerous goods/hazardous materials

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