Incident at ST. THERESA POINT MB (CYST) (Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition)

Summary

2003-04-03: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing reported that the a/c had frozen brakes on taxing for departure at St. Theresa Point due to thawing ground conditions. The a/c brakes subsequently released on their own and the flight was able to proceed. An AMO inspected the brakes and tires later that day in St. Andrews and found them to be satisfactory. This is a normal type of occurrence during this time of year due to soft/wet/muddy conditions on gravel strips as the snows melt away.
2003-03-31: After taxing to position for departure at St. Theresa Point, the pilot of C-GBDN, a Piper Navajo, advised his brakes were locked and he was unable to move. Six minutes later, he advised that the brakes had unlocked and he was able to taxi clear of the runway.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0401
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-03-28 - 23:01
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYST
Aerodrome Name ST. THERESA POINT MB (CYST)
Geographic Location Manitoba, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, ST. THERESA POINT MB (CYST)
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 28408
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant],Aerodrome
Events Aerodrome - runway or taxiway surface condition



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GBDN | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Keystone Air Service Ltd
Operator KEYSTONE AIR SERVICE LTD. (2779) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model  Silhouette image of PA31 350
PA31 350
Year Built 1976
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make  Silhouette image of AVCO LYCOMING
AVCO LYCOMING
Engine Model  Silhouette image of TIO-540-J2BD
TIO-540-J2BD
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Taxi
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Brakes - frozen

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