Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)


2005-04-13: C-GLHO, B1900D, enroute to Goose Bay for landing, had the #4 flap flex drive shear when flaps were deployed, the split flap safety switch stopped the movement of the remaining flaps. The aircraft landed without incident. Flex drive cable replaced, aircraft returned to service Update from the SDR that was submitted on the incident: On approach flaps were selected to 17 deg, flaps started to move then stopped, aircraft landed safely. Inspection of the flap system showed that the right hand flaps were in a split flap condition between 0 and 17 degrees. Further investigation revealed the right hand outboard flex drive was physically sheared in half. The cable was broken 86 inches from the flap actuator, the flex drive was replaced and aircraft returned to service.


CADORS Number 2005A0239
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-04-10 - Unknown time
Day or Night?
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYYR
Aerodrome Name GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)
Geographic Location Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region,
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories System/component failure or malfunction [non-powerplant]

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GLHO | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator LABRADOR AIRWAYS LIMITED (559) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
Model  Silhouette image of 1900D
Year Built 1997
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Model  Silhouette image of PT6A-67D
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Approach
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Flight control systems (ailerons, rudder, rotors, flaps, main, tail)

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