Incident at IQALUIT NU (CYFB)

Summary

2003-08-19: UPDATE TSB advised that the Boeing 727 registration C-FUFA from First Air, operating as FAB 266 was on approach for Iqaluit Airport from Val d'Or, Quebec, when the flight crew noticed that the flaps were not in the selected position. A hold was requested in order to conduct the applicable check list. When the flight crew was notified that they would be number 2 for the approach, the crew declared a minimum low fuel situation. The crew was then authorized for the approach and landed without problem with partial flaps. Company maintenance staff inspected the aircraft prior to return to service.
2003-08-11: FAB 266, a B727, was inbound to Iqaluit when the crew advised that they had a problem with the flaps. They circled to the south of the airfield before continuing inbound and landed uneventfully.

Details


CADORS Number 2003C1121
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2003-08-10 - 20:25
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries
Aerodrome ID CYFB
Aerodrome Name IQALUIT NU (CYFB)
Geographic Location Nunavut, Canada, North America, Prairie and Northern Region, Iqaluit
TSB Occurrence Number A03Q0121
TSB Class of Investigation Class 5
AOR Number 31479
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Undershoot/overshoot,System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration FUFA | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner BRADLEY AIR SERVICES LIMITED - FIRST AIR
Operator FIRST AIR (107) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BOEING
BOEING
Model 727 233
Year Built 1975
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY
Engine Model JT8D-15A
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number FAB 266
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail),Overshoot/missed approach

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