Incident at EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)

Summary

2003-03-27: WJA 99, a B737-220, was approximately 35 NM southwest of Edmonton (YEG) on a flight from Vancouver when the crew advised Edmonton Centre of a hydraulic problem which could possibly affect directional control upon landing. AFF was advised. WJA 99 landed safely on Runway 20 and was able to taxi off the runway. TSB will be contacting the company.
2003-03-28: UPDATE TSB reported that during the flight from Vancouver, the crew observed that the hydraulic fluid quantity was decreasing. In consultation with company maintenence, they were able to stop the loss of fluid. They did not receive any low hydraulic pressure annunciator warnings, but to be on the safe side, they advised ATC of the possibility of steering problems. Following arrival in Edmonton, maintenance discovered that there was a leak in the 'nose gear up' hydraulic line. The line was replaced and the a/c returned to service.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0390
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-27 - 02:39
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYEG
Aerodrome Name EDMONTON INTL AB (CYEG)
Geographic Location Alberta, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, 35 NM SW of Edmonton
TSB Occurrence Number A03W0062
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 28368
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GEWJ | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner WESTJET
Operator WESTJET (8893) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 737 2T4
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-15
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number WJA 99
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Descent
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Hydraulic problem

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