Incident at GOOSE BAY NL (CYYR)


2005-04-22: CGAJS LR35 departing Goose Bay at 0931z enroute Toronto reported smoke in the cockpit at 0934z. Pilot did not declare an Emergency. Aircraft dumped fuel 20 nm south of Goose Bay and landed safely 0946z. TSB Evaluating
2005-04-27: Maintenance & Manufacturing Update: Canadian Global Air Ambulance Ltd. Lear 35 Reg C-GAJS reported smoke in the cockpit, shortly after takeoff out of Goose Bay headed for Toronto 22April05. Pilot did not declare emergency, however dumped fuel & returned safely to Goose Bay Airport. There was a Medical team/patient & flt crew aboard. Maintenance investigation revealed pilot isolated fault to the pitot static heat system,pulled circuit breaker & slight smoke haze dissipated. Cause of fault was further identified as the left hand pitot static heat senor unit which is located behind pilot's side panel arm rest. Sensor produced the smoke. There was nil damage to wiring, panel nor insulation. Discrepancy was MMEL able, a/c released & proceeded to Toronto & final destination down in Florida. Company PRM presently generating SDR.


CADORS Number 2005A0255
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-04-22 - 09:34
Day or Night? Day-time
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 55295-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other,Fuel related,Fire/smoke (non-impact)

Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GAJS | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Operator CANADIAN GLOBAL AIR AMBULANCE LTD. (14639) Commercial
Make  Silhouette image of LEARJET
Model 35A
Year Built 1979
Engine Type Turbo fan
Engine Make  Silhouette image of GARRETT
Engine Model TFE731-2-2B
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Climb
Damage No Damage
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Smoke/fumes - aircraft,Fuel - dumping

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