Incident at DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)


2003-11-13: Update from Aerodrome Safety - Information from Deer Lake on the incident involving the deicing vehicle. They are still unsure how the vehicle moved by itself. Tests are being done on the transmission to determine if it was possible for it to slip into or out of gear. Larger chocks have been acquired and are being used since the last week. Two different persons were involved in using the deicing van and one admitted he forgot to chock the wheels. More infomation to follow as soon as it becomes available.
2003-11-06: From Jazz - 2003-11-06 - The crew of JZA8825 a Dash8 on arrival in Deer Lake suspected a possible birdstrike on the approach to Deer lake but could not find any damage. On the return leg to Halifax the crew noted that the leading edge de-ice boot was not operating. The aircraft was inspected upon arrival into Halifax and it was discovered that the left hand outboard leading edge had sustained minor damage. Maintenance Report - The left hand outboard de-ice boot was replaced. System tested serviceable. The incident was reported to the TSB


CADORS Number 2003A0657
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By Owner/Operator
Occurred At 2003-10-24 - 21:20
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYDF
Aerodrome Name DEER LAKE NL (CYDF)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, Deer Lake
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By Owner/Operator
Categories Bird

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator AIR CANADA JAZZ (5002) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of DEHAVILLAND
Model DHC 8 102
Year Built
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make
Engine Model
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number JZA8825
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Takeoff
Damage Minor
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Bird strike

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