Incident at FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Summary

2005-10-17: C-GPNB, Beech C90A, enroute from Fredericton (CYFC) to St. John?s (CYYT), requested to return to Fredericton due to a technical difficulty, no assistance required. Landed safely at 1950Z. TSB Evaluating.
2005-10-19: Maintenance & Manufacturing Update: Autopilot disengaged so pilot used manual elevator trim & travel found it to be limited in nose up direction. Crew elected to return to home base. Maintenance could not simulate problem on ground tests. The aircraft had recently been parked outside in heavy rain and there were still drops of water on the trim actuator rod that may have frozen at higher altitude. Grease purge determined there was no water inside the actuator. The trim & autopilot operated normal on a test flight and several flights since.

Details


CADORS Number 2005A0725
Occurrence Type Incident
Reported By NAV CANADA
Occurred At 2005-10-16 - 18:56
Day or Night? Day-time
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Aerodrome ID CYFC
Aerodrome Name FREDERICTON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Geographic Location New Brunswick, Canada, North America, Atlantic Region, ABEAM Moncton
TSB Occurrence Number
TSB Class of Investigation
AOR Number 61805-V1
Reported By NAV CANADA
Categories Other
Events



Aircraft Details (1 aircraft)

Type Aeroplane
 Silhouette image of Aeroplane
Canadian Registration GPNB | Flightaware (Registration) | Flightaware (Tracking) | AvHerald
Foreign Registration
Country of Registration Canada
Occurrence Type Incident
Owner PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Operator State
Make  Silhouette image of BEECH
BEECH
Model C90A
Year Built 1992
Engine Type Turbo prop
Engine Make PRATT & WHITNEY-CAN
Engine Model PT6A-21
Gear Type Land
Private No
Amateur Built No
Flight Number
Flight Rule
CARS Subpart
Phase of Flight Unknown
Damage Unknown
Fatalities 0
Injuries 0
Events Diversion,Other operational incident

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