Accident at ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT) (Loss of control - on ground, Collision on ground, Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition, Aerodrome - other)


2003-01-20: While taxiing on Apron II a Beech 1900C struck a parked Military Hercules aircraft. The Beechcraft slid into the parked aircraft and damaged the vertical tailet and the tip of the Elevator on the left side of the aircraft. Damage on the Hercules was limited to a scratch and reside of white paint from the Beech. It was reported that a gust of wind contributed to the accident. There was a reported 30 knot wind on the apron area at the time. Information was received from DND Flight safety. TSB case Closed - More to Follow
2003-01-20: TSB Update - 2003/01/20 - A03A0005: The Beach 1900 C aircraft was turning into a parking spot on the Shell Aero ramp at the St. John's Airport and when the aircraft was part way through the turn, and broadside to a 30 knot wind, the aircraft began to slide sideways. The crew added engine power but were unable to prevent the aircraft from contacting a Canadian Forces Hercules aircraft that was parked on the ramp. The Beach 1900 C sustained substantial damaged to the vertical fin on the lower left side of the horizontal stabilizer as well as to the left outboard trailing edge corner of the elevator. The damage to the Hercules was limited to a foot long shallow dent on the leading edge of the left wing outboard of the number 1 engine.


CADORS Number 2003A0037
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By Government
Occurred At 2003-01-17 - 10:30
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, ST. JOHN'S INTL NL (CYYT)
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0005
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number
Reported By Government
Categories Loss of control - ground,Ground collision,Aerodrome
Events Loss of control - on ground,Collision on ground,Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition,Aerodrome - other

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