Incident at NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)

Summary

2003-06-20: UPDATE Maintenance and Manufacturing confirmed that the springs were from C-GFAO. The pilot had been doing touch and goes and the stress from a cross wind might have caused the springs to come off when the tail touched down. The springs were re-installed and inspected by an AME.
2003-06-11: Arctic Airports repored that during the morning runway check they found 2 springs on the runway which appeared to have come from the tailwheel assembly of C-GFAO a Piper J3C65 that landed at 04:00Z.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C0725
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-06-09 - 04:00
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYVQ
Aerodrome Name NORMAN WELLS NT (CYVQ)
Geographic Location Northwest Territories, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Norman Wells
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 29776
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
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner Private
Operator Private
Make  Silhouette image of PIPER
PIPER
Model J3C65
Year Built 1946
Engine Type Reciprocating
Engine Make TELEDYNE CONTINENTAL
Engine Model C-90-8F
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Landing
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Landing gear

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