Incident at WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)

Summary

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.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0241
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-02-21 - 17:32
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYWG
Aerodrome Name WINNIPEG / JAMES ARMSTRONG RICHARDSON INTL MB (CYWG)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 30 NM NE of Winnipeg
TSB Occurrence Number A03C0057
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 27745
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FEES | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner THE WINNIPEG FLYING CLUB
Operator THE WINNIPEG FLYING CLUB (775) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model PA34 200
Year Built 1971
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model IO-360-C1E6
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Cruise
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail),Declared emergency/priority

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