Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
2003-02-26: TSB advised that the Winnipeg Flying Club Piper PA-34, C-FEES, was engaged in single engine training 30 NM NE of Winnipeg when the rudder trim became stuck at the full left position. Efforts to free the trim were not successful, and the crew diverted the flight to Winnipeg. During taxi, the trim was found to be functional. Engineers deployed to the airport and inspected the aircraft. They found thick grease in the trim system toward both ends of trim travel. The trim system was run through, no faults were found, and the aircraft was ferried back to St. Andrews without further incident.
2003-02-21: C-FEES, a Piper PA-34 Seneca, was on a local VFR flight out of St. Andrews airport ans was 30 NM northeast of the Winnipeg Airport when the pilot declared an emergency due to 'rudder control' problems. The aircraft landed safely on Runway 36 at 1749Z. Airport Firefighters were on standby. No other aircraft were delayed.
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Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)
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