Accident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Summary

2003-08-19: TSB Update - A03A0095 - An Air Cadet student pilot of GTHL, (a Moncton Flight Center Cessna 172), was on a cross-country flight from Moncton to Moncton via Fredericton and Saint John, NB. Upon landing on Runway 27 at Fredericton, the aircraft 'porpoised' several times and came to rest on the runway. The pilot informed Fredericton FSS that the aircraft could not be taxied and requested assistance. The FSS specialist requested an AFF vehicle proceed to the aircraft and he also informed Moncton ACC that the runway was closed. A local aviation organization towed the aircraft clear of the runway and the airport AFF cleaned up a small hydraulic leak left on the runway from the aircraft. After the AFF checked the runway for debris, the runway was re-opened. Upon inspection, it was revealed that the nose gear and firewall of the aircraft had sustained damage. It was also reported that the pilot did not sustain any injuries. Department of National Defence's Directorate of Flight Safety is conducting an investigation. - More to Follow
2003-08-15: GTHL a Cessna 172 was on a Round Robin Cross Country Flight Moncton to Fredericton to Saint John to Moncton and was landing on Runway 27 in Fredericton. The aircraft was piloted by an air cadet on her student solo cross-country flight. The aircraft was planning a Touch and Go. The aircraft bounced 4 to 5 times and had a final hard landing resulting in a damaged nose wheel. The aircraft was unable to proceed off the runway due to the damage and requested assistance. The Fredericton FSS advised Red3 to proceed to the aircraft on Runway 09. The FSS advised ATC that Runway 09/27 was occupied and arranged for a Mule accompanied by Red5 for the Hydraulic leak cleanup of the runway and for the removal of the C172. The aircraft was towed off the runway and then the runway was re-opened. TSB - More to Follow.

Details


CADORS Number 2003A0469
Occurrence Type Accident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-14 - 14:31
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYFC
Aerodrome Name FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Fredericton
TSB Occurrence Number A03A0095
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31598
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Abnormal runway contact
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GTHL | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Accident
Owner THE MONCTON FLYING CLUB (MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE)
Operator MONCTON FLIGHT COLLEGE (763) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of CESSNA
CESSNA
Model  Silhouette image of 172M
172M
Year Built 1974
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of O-320-E2D
O-320-E2D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage Substantial
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hard landing

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